Bolivia investigates mystery deaths of 35 giant Andean condors

The corpses of the condors, a goat and two dogs were found an hour and a half from the Bolivian city of Tarija, on the border with Argentina.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The mysterious deaths of 35 giant condors, one of the world’s largest flying birds, are being probed in Bolivia, where they are often found in the Andean regions.

The corpses of the condors, a goat and two dogs were found an hour and a half from the Bolivian city of Tarija, on the border with Argentina.

The Andean condor, which can grow as long as 4 feet (1.22 m) with a huge wingspan of 10.5 feet, is “vulnerable,” according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature. There are some 6,700 of . . .

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