Renowned naturalist, Earlham alumnus, and star of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, Jim Fowler will be visiting Earlham’s Joseph Moore Museum next week. Jim Fowler graduated from Earlham with degrees in zoology and geology. His career included decades of appearances on Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom in addition to worldwide travel and study of animals. Fowler is an expert on predatory birds, the museum holds several specimen’s collected by Fowler including a Harpy Eagle from British Guiana and a Brown Snake Eagle collected in North Rhodesia. These specimens and others will be displayed in a special exhibit in the museum during Fowler’s visit.
Several events provide opportunities to meet Jim Fowler during his visit:
Jim will present a colloquium entitled “Jim Fowler’s Life in the Wild” on Tuesday April 17th in Dennis Hall 110 (open ot the public).
There is a public reception with Jim in the Museum at 4 pm on Thursday the 19th.
On Friday April 20th, there will be an event in the Friend’s Fellowship Community Room at 9:45 to share “Stories of Jim Cope’s and Jim Fowler’s Adventures Together”.
Check out this website about Jim Fowler and Wild Kingdom: http://www.wildkingdom.com/nostalgia/history.html
Wild Kingdom has a Youtube channel here: http://www.youtube.com/user/WildKingdomTV