Cassowaries and Other Animals of Papua New Guinea

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March 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Lamb Room

Venture into the strange, wondrous, and dangerous animal kingdom of Papua New Guinea, home of kangaroos that climb trees, the world’s largest butterfly, and a bird so beautiful that the “bird of paradise” flower was named after it. These are only a few of the amazing species discussed in this presentation by Dr. Andrew Mack. Much of his research focuses on the cassowary, a large, flightless bird with powerful legs and sharp talons that is native to New Guinea.

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Andy was the Executive Director of the IndoPacific Conservation Alliance (IPCA Jan 2013 – Nov 2015), and is the Scientific Director of Green Capacity and author of Searching for Pekpek: Cassowaries and Conservation in the New Guinea Rainforest. He spent 15 years in Papua New Guinea exploring, researching, and teaching.

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Date:
March 11
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Adult Programs
Phone:
203-594-5003
Email:
newsletter@newcanaanlibrary.org

Venue

Lamb Room
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Phone:
2035945003