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Booktalk:  Wildlife lecturer Alan Tennant and “On The Wing: To The Edge Of The Earth With The Peregrine Falcon”

Posted: February 24, 2017 at 3:00 pm by , in Booktalk, Featured, Metro Arts

Alan TennantIt all started with a bird of prey fondly named Amelia. To understand her migration pattern via radio tracking, the author Alan Tennant and a buddy took off in a rattletrap Cessna in pursuit. They discovered from Texas to the Arctic back down to the Caribbean, it’s not so easy to follow a bird that can reach speeds of 200 mph in a dive.

 

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