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Bears of North America
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 @ 7:30 PM-9:00 PM
Featured Speaker: James Halfpenny, Ph.D., carnivore ecologist, animal tracker, educator and author of Yellowstone Bears in the Wild; president, A Naturalist’s World; Fellow, The Explorers Club
Photo: Jim Halfpenny measuring grizzly bear tracks. (c) Jim Halfpenny
Bears have played a mythic role for centuries in North America. They are the epitome of wildlands and untrammeled wilderness. As human encounters increased in 2011, polar, grizzly, and black bears have all made the headlines. Photo: (c) Jim Halfpenny
Noted naturalist and carnivore ecologist, Dr. James Halfpenny shares his years of experience studying our continent’s largest carnivores. You’ll marvel at their diversity and size, learn about their lifestyles, behavior and ecology, and contemplate the future of our ursine friends in this singularly entertaining and informative talk on the Bears of North America.
Location: Saint Louis Zoo Living World Auditorium. Parking is FREE in the Zoo North Lot.
FREE and OPEN to ALL. Adults, teachers, middle and high school students, and the general public are invited to attend these no-cost lectures on topical issues in science. For more information call 314-646-4544 or 314-533-8586. Registration not required.
Special thanks to Bears of North America sponsor and partner,
University of Missouri – St. Louis
Science Seminar Series is Co-sponsored by:
Science Seminar Series is underwritten by Cooper Bussmann