Contrary Condor is a Donald Duck animated short.

Synopsis

While mountain climbing in the Andes, Donald is taken under the wing of a mother condor who mistakes him for one of her newborn babies.

Plot

Donald Duck is in the Andes searching for a condor egg. Looking at the condor's nest, he decides to take the egg he is looking for. However, upon taking an egg, a young condor angrily squawks at him for trying to steal his mother's other egg. Donald then places him inside the hatched egg in which the narrator warns that care should be taken when taking the egg when the mother condor is absent; whenever she soars by the nest, Donald must hide to avoid getting caught. Hiding in the egg to avoid being prey, the condor chick then tells his mother that he found a new egg to which Donald feels warm inside the egg. Soon as the egg cracks, Donald manages to free himself by using a piece of the egg shell to get off the condor. To avoid getting scolded, Donald then disguises himself as one of the condor's chicks as the narrator explains the lessons of when the mother condor takes her chick out of the nest to teach him how to fly and plans to fly become cancelled whenever thunderstorms occur.

Instead of trying to scold Donald, the mother condor then teaches Donald how to fly like one to which down below the nest is very deep. During practice, she constantly teaches him how to fly to which Donald excuses himself to the condor that he has a broken wing. The narrator then explains that if the mother condor shows favoritism, the young condor becomes jealous. Jealous that his mother is "taking care" of Donald, he decides to reject him to which Donald plans to make a decoy to distract the condor so that he can get collect the egg safely. Triumphantly collecting the egg, the young condor then takes the egg Donald has been hiding all the time just as he and the egg fall into the spot where the condor cries over the "loss" of her newborn baby (actually a decoy created by Donald in order to distract her). The mother condor then happily praises Donald for finding her missing egg to which the narrator explains that it is difficult to get an egg without the bird present.

Voice Cast

Trivia

  • The mother condor's crying is later recycled for the seagull's crying from Peter Pan during the part where Mr. Smee tries to give Captain Hook a shave to which the seagull notices that she lost some of her plumage and the seagull tearfully flies away.

Gallery


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1930s
The Wise Little HenDonald and PlutoDon DonaldModern InventionsDonald's OstrichSelf ControlDonald's Better SelfDonald's NephewsGood ScoutsDonald's Golf GameMother Goose Goes HollywoodDonald's Lucky DayThe Hockey ChampDonald's Cousin GusBeach PicnicSea ScoutsDonald's PenguinThe Autograph HoundOfficer DuckThe Fox Hunt (co-starring Goofy) • Polar Trappers (co-starring Goofy)
1940s
The RiveterDonald's Dog LaundryMr. Duck Steps OutPut-Put TroublesDonald's VacationThe Volunteer WorkerWindow CleanersThe Fire ChiefTimberThe Golden EggsA Good Time for a DimeEarly to BedTruant Officer DonaldOld MacDonald DuckDonald's CameraChef DonaldDonald's DecisionThe Village SmithyThe New SpiritDonald's Snow FightDonald Gets DraftedDonald's GardenDonald's Gold MineSky TrooperBellboy DonaldDer Fuehrer's FaceThe Spirit of '43Donald's Tire TroubleLake TiticacaAquarela do BrazilThe Flying JalopyFall Out-Fall InThe Old Army GameHome DefenseTrombone TroubleDonald Duck and the GorillaContrary CondorCommando DuckThe Plastics InventorDonald's Off DayThe Clock WatcherThe Eyes Have ItDonald's CrimeDuck PimplesCured DuckOld SequoiaDonald's Double TroubleWet PaintDumbell of the YukonLighthouse KeepingStraight ShootersSleepy Time DonaldClown of the JungleDonald's DilemmaBootle BeetleWide Open SpacesChip an' DaleDrip Dippy DonaldDaddy DuckDonald's Dream VoiceBlame It on the SambaThe Trial of Donald DuckInferior DecoratorSoup's OnThree for BreakfastTea for Two HundredDonald's Happy BirthdaySea SaltsWinter StorageHoney HarvesterAll in a NutshellThe Greener YardSlide, Donald, SlideToy TinkersBillposters (co-starring Goofy) • No Sail (co-starring Goofy) • Frank Duck Brings 'em Back Alive (co-starring Goofy) • Crazy with the Heat (co-starring Goofy)
1950s
Lion AroundCrazy Over DaisyTrailer HornHook, Lion and SinkerBee at the BeachOut on a LimbDude DuckCorn ChipsTest Pilot DonaldLucky NumberOut of ScaleBee on GuardDonald ApplecoreLet's Stick TogetherUncle Donald's AntsTrick or TreatDon's Fountain of YouthThe New NeighborRugged BearWorking for PeanutsCanvas Back DuckSpare the RodDonald's DiaryDragon AroundGrin and Bear ItThe Flying SquirrelGrand CanyonscopeNo HuntingBearly AsleepBeezy BearUp a TreeChips Ahoy
1960s
The Litterbug
Educational Shorts
How to Have an Accident in the HomeHow to Have an Accident at WorkDonald in Mathmagic LandDonald and the WheelSteel and AmericaDonald's Fire Survival PlanFamily Planning
Songs
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See Also
DuckTales (1987 series)Donald's Quack AttackQuack PackPomp and CircumstanceDuckTales (2017 series)
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