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Animals Do Their Part

Posted by on Feb 17, 2013 in Conservation & The Nature Conservancy, Moonbird & Rufa Red Knots | 0 comments

Author talks to elementary students about shorebirds, preserving nature By Dani Palmer 
The Herald Bulletin FRANKTON, Ind. — Frankton fifth-grader Hannah Smith had no idea what a red knot was until author Phil Hoose stopped by. Hoose was at Frankton Elementary School on Thursday morning to talk to the students about shorebirds, along with a few of the animals they encounter and the importance of preserving nature. The hero of his latest book, “Moonbird,” is a red knot shorebird named B95. Hoose said he wants the kids to “feel some empathy and respect for them, preserve their habitat for them...

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