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Forest Park Owls: Hiding In Plain Sight

  • Saint Louis Zoo 1 Government Drive St. Louis, MO 63110 (map)

Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 7:30 p.m. | The Living World | Free
Featured Speaker: Mark H. X. Glenshaw is an award-winning naturalist who has observed and documented great horned owls in Forest Park in St. Louis since December 2005.

Adults, teachers, middle and high school students, and the general public are invited to attend free lectures on topical issues in science and conservation.

Great horned owls are the most widespread, commonly found owl in North America, living almost everywhere from our most remote wild areas to urban parks. Mark's talk will cover how he found these owls in Forest Park, basic facts about the species, and the different behaviors he has been able to see and document including hooting, hunting, mating, and rearing of young, with photos and videos to illustrate these behaviors. Watch as one of our top and most adaptable predators comes to vivid life. Do not be surprised to find yourself looking for owls afterwards!

This Conservation Conversation is presented by the Saint Louis Zoo, in partnership with the Academy of Science-St. Louis.