Andean Condor

One More Thing: Andean Condor

The world’s largest flying bird, the Andean Condor, has a wingspan of close to 10 feet (photo courtesy of The Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield Zoo)

The world’s largest flying bird, the Andean Condor, has a wingspan of close to 10 feet
(photo courtesy of The Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield Zoo)

For this ‘One More Thing’ the zoo’s Vice President of Animal Programs Bill Zeigler took First Light host Brian O’Keefe to see one of the birds at the zoo. The Andean Condor is the largest flying bird in the world, Brookfield has a pair of the massive birds .

Brookfield Zoo is home to a pair of Andean Condors, the zoo is hopeful the pair will mate and produce chicks (photo courtesy of The Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield Zoo)

Brookfield Zoo is home to a pair of Andean Condors, the zoo is hopeful the pair will mate and produce chicks (photo courtesy of The Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield Zoo)