Well, summer is almost over, and I’ve reached the final chapter of my internship. My time as an intern has really…flown by! Maybe not like, peregrine falcon speed (242 mph), […]
The Draper Museum Raptor Experience
The Draper Museum Raptor Experience is an exciting live raptor education program at the Draper Natural History Museum in Cody, Wyoming. The Draper is one of five museums at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, which embraces the Spirit of the American West. What better way to celebrate the wildness of this wonderful area than by sharing some of its most spectacular wild animals with our guests. Visitors to the Center have the unique opportunity to get an up close and personal view of some of Wyoming’s most recognized predators – the birds of prey!
Hello! My name is Grace Shumway, and I’m the intern this summer for the Draper Museum Raptor Experience. I’ll be writing these blog posts as a weekly update of what […]
This blog describes sounds from a few owl species, as well as offering you sound bites to listen to. If I ask you what sound an owl makes, my guess […]
Ahhhhhhh, the pigeon. I feel confident saying that nearly every human on the planet has seen a “pigeon.” These birds are found everywhere across the globe except in the Sahara […]
Bird’s eyes vary greatly in iris colorations, along with if they do or do not have eyelashes.
A few weeks ago a friend asked me what the word cache meant. Many species of animals commonly cache complete meals or leftovers. In fact, more than 300 species of […]