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After Hours at the Museum: GENIUS OF BIRDS

Nov 2, 2017

his program is part of an annual series presented in partnership with Bird Conservancy of the Rockies.


Examine the true brilliance of birds and delve into the mysteries of their avian brains with acclaimed science and nature writer Jennifer Ackerman, author of the new book The Genius of Birds. From the beaches of Barbados to the rainforests of New Caledonia, experience Ackerman’s adventures firsthand as she shares wild stories and stunning photos to better understand these often underestimated creatures.


Explore the richness of Ackerman’s work as she demonstrates how birds make and use their own tools, teach each other new skills, count, exercise their incredible knack for memory, and even pass along cultural traditions.