A new reality TV show unfolded this year in a cave in a sandstone cliff about 75 miles northwest of Los Angeles.
While home alone and waiting for his parents to return with carrion for dinner, an energetic young male California condor played games on the floor of the cave: tossing feathers and bones into the air with his beak, then pouncing on them with blunt claws.
He also stared at his toes, lifting each one in turn as though playing a piano.
FOR THE RECORD:
Condors: In the Nov. 24 California section, an article about a video camera that records the home life of California condors misspelled the last name of a Santa Barbara...