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To count the number of endangered falcons in the local county, Fernando first tagged each of the falcons he saw one day. Then, days later, he counted falcons and noticed that only were tagged. What is a good estimate of how many falcons exist in his county? Show how you know.

Set up a proportion with the information given in the problem.

Solve for .