Folger Stable Speaker Series
The Folger Stable Speaker Series features a variety of interesting talks on natural and historical topics. Learn more about the series on the Friends of Huddart & Wunderlich Parks website.
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 3pm
What Makes Owls So Special?
Featuring ornithologist, artist and naturalist Hans Peeters. Are owls really wise? The seductive blink of their eyes and slow turns of their heads certainly suggest deliberation and purpose. Wisdom, however, is hardly an attribute of these efficient killing machines. The large head is mostly filled with an extraordinary hearing apparatus and out-sized eyes that leave little room for a fairly modest brain. So what makes owls so special? Nearly everything! Join us to tap into your inner ornithologist.