Wild: Work, Play, and Family in the Animal Kingdom

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Naturalists Jennifer Ackerman (The Bird Way) and Carl Safina (Becoming Wild) discuss their new books, in which they have turned to the wilderness to find societies as complex, harsh, and beautiful as the ones we call our own.
Sponsored by Texan by Nature
  • Moderator: Juli Berwald
  • Format: This is a free, live, virtual event.
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Jennifer Ackerman, Carl Safina, The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think, Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace


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