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Saving California condors

Clip: Season 3 Episode 343 | 11m 9s

In the early 1980’s, the California condor population dwindled to fewer than two dozen worldwide. The greatest known killer of these highly endangered birds is lead poisoning caused by ingesting small amounts of lead from decaying animals killed by lead bullets. New efforts are now underway to, once again, try to save the condor. Our environmental reporting partner Earthfix as the story.

Aired: 08/28/17

Rating: NR

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