In 2004, National Geographic photographer Tim Laman and Cornell University Lab of Ornithology scientist Edwin Scholes began a series of 15 targeted expeditions to document these bizarre birds.
Eight years and 37 distinct geographic locations later, they are on the verge of completing the first comprehensive study of all 39 known species of birds-of-paradise. Coverage includes photographic documentation of all varieties and several never before documented behaviors and interactions.
The fascinating stories of groundbreaking research and adventure paired with amazing footage and photography are the foundation of this highly interactive exhibition. “Birds of Paradise” is a story of daring expeditions, world culture, extreme evolution, and conservation, as only National Geographic can present, with stunning imagery, compelling video, soundscapes, artifacts, and engaging educational activities for all ages.
Designed to appeal to a wide demographic of visitors, “Birds of Paradise” is a science exhibition, art show, and natural history display presented as one.
Content: Interactive exhibit, book, digital film, lecture opportunities
Size: 6,500 – 7,000 square feet
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New Mexico Museum of Natural History
January 24—August 16, 2015
Natural History Museum of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
September 19, 2015—January 3, 2016
Museum of Discovery and Science
Fort Lauderdale, FL
May 27—September 5, 2017
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