Many organizations and events include images of the California condor in their logos. This post offers a selection, all gleaned from the web.
On 5 March 1858, Henry David Thoreau wrote in his journal about the value of learning the common names for species in another language:
In proportion as I understood the language, I saw them from a new point of view.
With this in mind, here are translations of the English-language name California condor into 21 other languages.
This is the 1st of 3 posts about a Swiss-Italian artist’s interest in the California condor during the 1960s and 1970s.
Last month, a post presented artifacts of humans’ interest in the California condor. Here is another set of these artifacts.
The words that humans choose when discussing the California condor reflect how we perceive these birds and our attitudes toward them. In this post, I consider the word “protect” in its various forms.