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Naturalist Notebook 

September 21, 2011

Vultures Rock!



Know any 8-12 year old poets?

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Vultures Rock!, a site with lots of great resources about vulture conservation, is sponsoring a poetry contest. Get all the details here: http://vulturesrock.com/contest/



Need inspiration?
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Photo: A. Barr 2011
Here in the Naturalist Center we have a specimen and book display, as well as coloring and activity sheets.



Friendly the Turkey Vulture
Photo: Rachel Tom
The Academy of Sciences also has our own rescued vultures, including Friendly, who you can see Monday through Friday at 2 PM at our Live Birds of Prey program.



Come see why vultures rock!


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