The Nature of Things

Season 4 Episode 3

Peregrine Falcons Against Extinction

Aired Unknown Dec 04, 2001 on CBC
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Peregrine Falcons Against Extinction
Thirty years ago the number of peregrine falcons had dropped to perilously low levels, and they faced extinction in many parts of Canada and the US. The return of the peregrine to their former range across Canada is a testament to the tenacity and creativity of Richard Fyfe and his peregrine recovery team. Over the years they struggled with captive breeding, political uncertainties, and even an international police investigation. Tonight we bring you a fascinating story of the return of nature's top gun.moreless

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