April 19, 2007
The Littlest Condor: High Drama: Joseph Brandt (top left) and Scott Scherbinsky rappel down a Big Sur backcountry cliff to reach the condor cave and its fragile egg; LA Zoo animal keeper Mike Clark (bottom left) carefully pulls the egg from its incubator to mark the expansion of its life-giving air pocket on its shell in pencil.— Joe Burnett
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In a remote canyon in the Big Sur backcountry, Sayre Flannagan stared at the face of a 300-foot cliff a third of a mile away. As her handheld radio-tracker blipped like a radar detector, Flannagan, ...