Eleanor Sterling
Director, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation
AMNH

Apr. 06, 2012

Taking a Walk on New York’s Wild Side

From beavers to flying squirrels -- researchers discuss how cities like New York are home to diverse plant and animal life.

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