NMMHS welcomes National Geographic exhibit

NMMHS welcome National Geographic exhibit

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE)– An National Geographic traveling exhibition has made its way to the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science.

Birds of Paradise is an exhibit that showcases groundbreaking research of photographer Tim Laman and Cornell lab of Ornithology scientist Edwin Scholes.

This display features the extravagant plumage, courtship dances and some unusual behaviors of extraordinary birds.

The exhibit highlights the importance the birds of paradise have to New Guinea.

Museum goers can expect to learn through natural soundscapes, traditional wood carvings, and a montage of all 39 species.

This show also includes an interactive game, Dance, Dance, Evolution, to allow for dancing along with the birds to learn their signature moves.

The Birds of Paradise exhibit ends Aug. 16.

For more information, visit their website.

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