Environmental Button

Description
The California condor decreased in population steadily throughout the 20th century. In 1985 there were believed to be less than two dozen birds left in the wild. That year, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service embarked upon a controversial program to collect the remaining California condors and breed them in captivity. Due to the success of the program, the condor population now reaches over 240 birds, with over 100 released into areas of California, Arizona and Baja, Mexico.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
maker
Badge-A-Minit
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .33 cm x 5.8 cm; x 1/8 in x 2 5/16 in
Place Made
United States: Illinois, La Salle
ID Number
2003.0014.0910
accession number
2003.0014
catalog number
2003.0014.0910
subject
Natural Resources
Clothing & Accessories
Artifact Walls exhibit
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Medicine and Science: Biological Sciences
Artifact Walls exhibit
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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