Extinction and Conservation
Lecture no. 12 from the course: Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History
Taught by Professor Richard Kurin | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
The Smithsonian’s many facilities include the National Zoo and its living collections. Focus on four animals’ stories that shed light on extinction and conservation of species in America: Sandy the buffalo, Tioga the bald eagle, Martha the passenger pigeon, and a pair of pandas—Hsing Hsing and Ling Ling.