Yurok Tribe to release condors in California

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Yurok tribal tradition holds the California condor as sacred, with ancient stories saying the giant birds fly closest to the sun and are the best messengers to carry prayers.

Now, after five years of research, the far northern California-based tribe has received permission to release captive-bred condors into the Redwood Coast, where the giant bird hasn't soared for more than a century...

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Associated Press. "Yurok Tribe to release condors in California." FOX News Network. April 25, 2014. Article. (http://www.foxnews.com/science/2014/04/25/yurok-tribe-to-release..., accessed April 25, 2014)