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Dogs from Wolves: What We’re Learning from Science About the Evolution of Dogs and What It Means to Us

Thursday, April 11, 2013 @ 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

On Science Series

Featured Speaker: Karla Armbruster, Ph.D., Professor of English and Chair, Sustainability Studies Committee, Webster University

Learn more about “man’s best friend” and the recent anthropological and genetic research on when, where, and how the dog evolved. Take a look at how various writers, including Jack London, Old Yeller author Fred Gipson, and Donald McCaig have used the idea of the dog’s wild ancestors to support sometimes competing visions of the relationship between wild nature and human culture in this intriguing talk on Dogs with Professor Karla Armbruster.

To be held at:

OASIS in Forest Park, Dennis and Judith Jones Visitor’s Center

5595 Grand Drive in Forest Park

St. Louis, MO 63112

Registration required.&nbsp FREE to the first 10 registrants, $10 per person thereafter.  OPEN to ALL.  Space is limited.  Middle and high school students welcome. 

For more information, or to register, CLICK HERE, or call 314.533.8586.

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Thursday, April 11, 2013
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
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