Condor : To the Brink And Back-The Life And Times of One Giant Bird (Paperback)

Author: Nielsen, John

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The California condor, a bird that has a wingspan of 9-1/2 feet and once competed with sabre-toothed cats for the carcasses of mastodons, should be extinct. This is the story of a giant bird that has repeatedly sailed past the brink of extinction and the people who fought to save it.


Publisher Harpercollins
Mfg Part# 9780060088637
SKU 202798113
Format Paperback
ISBN10 006008863X
Release Date 11/12/2012
Dimensions (in Inches) 8H x 5.25L x 0.5T
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Editors Note Traces the efforts to save the endangered California condor, describing the giant bird's long-ranging history, the factors that have influenced the environmental movement, and the rescue methods that have increased the condor's numbers from twenty-seven in 1987 to hundreds today. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
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Number of Pages 0257
Publisher Harper Perennial

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