In the late 1970s and early 1980s, newspapers were remarkably concerned with the sex lives of California condors. Here’s the story.
Here is a collection of fine illustrations of the California condor, largely from popular publications.
I have always liked the sound of the term “dichotomous keys”. I have also long been fascinated by how these keys allow for the identification of living organisms via a series of paired choices. Dichotomous keys are forerunners of the digital age, where it is all about yes or no, 1 or 0.
While bird identification guides have largely abandoned dichotomous keys, they are certainly of historical interest and they continue to be essential for scientists. So here is a look at some dichotomous keys that include the California condor or its nest.
As they do today, teachers of a century ago relied on a variety of materials to supplement their expertise and enrich the educational experience they provided to their students. For this post, I note some century-old resources for teachers that refer to the California condor.
California condors are with us today because of the dedication and hard work of many people. To celebrate these individuals, here are pictures of just a few of them.