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Conserving the Cool: Humboldt Penguins

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 @ 7:30 PM-9:00 PM

Featured Speaker: Michael Macek, Curator of Birds, Saint Louis Zoo and Director of the Center for Conservation of the Humboldt Penguin in Punta San Juan, Peru, provides a fascinating overview of the conservation challenges and successes faced by Humboldt penguins.

Photo courtesy Saint Louis Zoo

Come find out about the history of the Humboldt penguin and its relationship with Peruvian culture. Discover the role American Zoos have played in its conservation, including the evolution of the Saint Louis Zoo’s WildCare Center for Conservation of the Humboldt Penguin. Learn about current WildCare conservation initiatives, perceived future threats and recent conservation successes.

To be held at The Living World (north side of Zoo)

Parking FREE in Zoo North Lot.

FREE & OPEN to ALL. Registration not required.

For more information call 314-533-8586 RSVP not required

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010
7:30 PM-9:00 PM
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