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 […]
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!
Eastern screech owls are found east of the Rocky Mountains of the continental divide. They do overlap a little with the Western Screech Owl, so they are very similar. The […]
There are many surprises in the natural world. Some are due to our own false interpretations and conclusions, others are due to misinformation we have been given, as well as information that at one time was considered true but has been disproven.
Let’s face it, most of us have had our hearts broken at some point. When that happens, it’s completely normal to swear to ourselves that we will never go through […]
The Draper Museum Raptor Experience will be 10 years old in 2021. In honor, we are featuring the 11 raptors in the program. Jade is a bald eagle. He is […]
It’s likely you are familiar with the carol, “Twelve Days of Christmas.” Moreover, you have probably sung it. But, have you ever noted how many birds are within the lyrics? […]