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Journalist chronicles condor conservation

The extinction of the California condor seemed certain by the beginning of the 20th Century. But today the giant birds are nowhere near extinct. NPR environmental correspondent John Nielsen chronicles

Journalist chronicles condor conservation

The extinction of the California condor seemed certain by the beginning of the 20th Century. But today the giant birds are nowhere near extinct. NPR environmental correspondent John Nielsen chronicles the challenges of bringing the condor back to life. Guest:

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  • John Nielsen , NPR environment correspondent. He's the author of the new book called Condor: To the Brink and Back - The Life and Times of One Giant Bird.

Originally Aired: March 27, 2006