The California condor has been at the center of or referred to in short pieces of fiction for over a century. This post looks at 6 such works.
Having looked at 1000s of images of California condors, I have started to recognize “poses” of the great bird that seem more common than others.
I am just beginning to explore whether this is true, why some poses might be favored, and what it might mean that particular poses are preferred.
In this post, I share some of my initial look into these questions by showing examples of one notable pose.
This is another post with artwork depicting the California condor that I found on the web.
Seeking to understand why humans fail to prevent the extinction, or near extinction of species, is nothing new. In this post I provide 3 early examples of authors struggling to make sense of the California condor’s plight. These examples are from the 1920s and 1930s.
For decades, the various magazines published by the National Geographic Society have brought the richness of our world to adults and children.
This post considers appearances by the California condor in the Society’s magazines during the 20th century.