Safari Park Condor Chicks Given High-Flying Names


Last updated 6/6/2021 at 5:58pm

SAN DIEGO - Three California condor chicks hatched at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in March were given names by members of the Kumeyaay

bands of San Diego, park officials said today.

The Kumeyaay bands include San Pasqual, Campo Kumeyaay, and San Ysabel of Kumeyaay.

The three young birds were named Met-ha my wahm, meaning ``high wind rider'', Po-mahn-kwakurr, meaning ``far-off flyer'', and Eyaip-poman, meaning ``flies through''.

They are representatives of their species, which are seen as symbols of power by indigenous North American people, the San Diego Zoo Wildlife

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