The Giant Condor, Aiolornis incredibilis, lived in the area 3.5 million years ago. Fossils show the wingspan was 16 feet (5 meters) and the bird had a huge, powerful beak. It is estimated to have weighed 51 pounds (23 kilograms).
The Art of Ricardo Breceda
Borrego Springs, California
Part of the Roadside Oddities Series
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