BY THERESA DAVIS / JOURNAL STAFF WRITER
Published: Sunday, February 23rd, 2020
Copyright © 2020 Albuquerque Journal
Lesser prairie chickens have a flair for the dramatic. During mating season on the grasslands of eastern New Mexico, the male bird puffs out its chest, inflates colorful air sacs and fans out its feathers as it struts across the plains. That drama is echoed in the debate over how to save the bird from extinction.