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A California condor, tagged with the number 22, spreads its wings as it flies over the Grand Canyon. More than 140 hunters turned in their bullets before leaving Kaibab National Forest, part in a Arizona Game and Fish Program that asks hunters to turn in their bullets to prevent lead poisoning in California Condors.

To keep endangered California condors from ingesting lead, state officials are asking successful big-game hunters leaving the Kaibab National Forest whether they used lead bullets and, if so, whether they left behind gut piles. Read more»

A California condor soars over the Grand Canyon.

A new effort to get the federal government to ban lead-based ammunition used by big-game hunters is especially important for the dozens of California condors in Arizona and Utah. Read more»