In my search for information about the California condor, I never expected Johnny Cash’s name to appear. What is the connection between the country singer often called “the man in black” and the endangered species?
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.
“Critic at Large” was the title of a regular column in the New York Times by Brooks Atkinson. Atkinson devoted some of these columns to the California condor. He also wrote about condors in magazines and books. Here is an appreciative look.
In 1926, Walter Fry wrote a valuable, if brief, report about the California condor. Here’s a look at that report, its significance, and other contributions by Fry.
The images on this blog are, overwhelmingly, images of California condors. But in this post I show pictures of some of the people who made contributions toward preventing the extinction of the condor (so far).