Andean condors fly back into the wild in Chile

Location: San Jose de Maipo, Chile

After years of rehabilitation

three Andean condors were released into the wild

The condor is Chile's national bird

It's also a symbol for power and health

Name: Maria Emilia Undurraga

"The release took years of work, both public and private, from civil society and foundations. We were able to see that when we unite around common goals and work collaboratively, we can achieve big goals."

Two of the birds were born in captivity

and had to learn how to fly around wild birds

Scientists will continue to monitor the condors

using satellite radio transmitters

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