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Brother!

 

Dr Joe Cain
Science & Technology Studies

Natural history museums are much abused these days, depicted as musty, dusty old places where nothing interesting is found. Hardly. Look past the technical and analytical. Let your imagination wonder. This rhea, an emu-sized flightless bird living in South America, sits quietly near the entrance of the Cole Museum of Zoology (University of Reading). The week before visiting this museum, I had been working on a project making puppets for a show about animals and evolution. As I came across this display, it seemed to me this bird had just raised its head from pecking at the ground and was startled at seeing someone they already knew.


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