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Special Assignment: Endangered Species (California Condor) #93916

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 25, 1985
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(Studio) Intro. given to report with regard to California condor, endangered species.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(Kern County, California) Advent of human encroachment on condors' home area noted as reason for their near extinction. Attempts to save condors reported, include breeding in Los Angeles and San Diego Zoos. [Los Angeles Zoo Director Dr. Warren THOMAS - comments.] Disagreement among scientists re: removing birds from wild to breed in captivity cited. [Condor field biologist Jesse GRANTHAM - says efforts should be made to remedy situation in natural habitat.] Report team's efforts to wait for appearance of condor noted; success reported [GRANTHAM - comments.]
REPORTER: Roger Caras

(Studio) Upcoming report in series noted.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Caras, Roger;
Threlkeld, Richard

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