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The Expert Is In: Live Demonstration: Bird Preparation
The Expert Is In: Live Demonstration: Bird Preparation
WhenWednesday, July 31, 2019, 1 – 3 PM
CategoriesLectures & Discussions
SponsorNatural History Museum
VenueNatural History Museum
Event LocationGround Floor, Q?rius the Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
CostFREE
AccessibilityWheelchair accessible
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Did you know that the Smithsonian houses and maintains one of the world’s largest bird collections? With over 640,000 specimens, the National Collection is an important resource to understand evolution and taxonomy while informing inform conservation and wildlife management. Join staff from the Division of Birds who will demonstrate the important art form of preserving specimens so they can be studied for generations to come, and who will answer questions about how the specimens are prepared, stored, and used for natural history research.

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