Attwater’s Prairie Chicken

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From 1988 through 2007, Jerry Caraviotis worked in the bird section of the Houston Zoo, helping with captive rearing and release of the Attwater's prairie chicken for over a decade. Here, he discusses the challenge to restoring the prairie chicken as insect populations, an important part of young chicks' diets, declined due to fire ant spread and pesticide use.

Date RecordedDecember 19, 2020
InterviewerDavid Todd
IntervieweeJerry Caraviotis
LocationPearland, Texas
Time Code00:18:35