Endangered Species Mike s, Brendan m, Lilah Effron

INTRODUCTION

  • Clean up crew
  • Desert biome,
  • Dead animals
  • Recycle
  • Weighs 18-30 pounds
  • Travel 150 miles
  • Reproduce in caves
  • Learn to fly at 6 months
  • Largest wingspan

The Cali Condor should be saved, although it is expensive to save, the California Condor keeps the environment clean, and is a very large piece in native cultures.

COUNTERCLAIM

  • Maned Wolf
  • Stable
  • Harmful
  • Not productive

ECOLOGICAL FUNCTIONS

  • Big Importance to environment
  • Cleans up ecosystem by eating carcasses
  • Eats all dead animals
  • Recycles nutrients
  • Biome cannot live without nutrients

ADDITIONAL APPEALS

  • Important to native americans.
  • Large cultural value to some tribes.
  • The Condor could serve as a god for some of the Native American tribes.
  • The Condor needs to be saved because it is important to the Native Americans.

COST TO CONSERVE/RESOURCE REQUIRED BY THE SPECIES

  • Condor is very expensive to save.
  • Over 35 million dollars so far
  • The money is for food and shelter
  • Takes a long time to reproduce the condor
  • 20 million dollars from government
  • But the Condor is worth saving because it is helpful
  • May be expensive but worth it

CONCLUSION

  • The California Condor should be saved.
  • Important to ecosystem and culture
  • How can you help?
  • Stop hunting
  • Join this program
  • https://www.fws.gov/cno/es/calcondor/Condor.cfm
  • Let's make a difference

BIBLIOGRAPHY

"California Condor." San Diego Zoo Global Animals and Plants. San Diego Zoo Global, 2017. Web . 30 Apr. 2017.

"California Condors." Home Page. AvianWeb, 2011. Web. 30 Apr. 2017.

"Organism Relationships - Grand Canyon | Ecology Project." Google Sites. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Apr. 2017.

Enzor, Laura. "Desert Ecosystems: How Biodiversity Impacts Hot and Cold Deserts."Study.com. Study.com, 2017. Web. 30 Apr. 2017.

"Basic Facts About California Condors." Defenders of Wildlife. N.p., 19 Sept. 2016. Web. 12 May 2017.

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