How Birds Work: Eggs

Date: 

Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston

How does an egg become an egg? Why do chickens continue to lay eggs day after day? What controls the shape of eggs? Why do eggs of different species of birds have different colors? And how strong are eggshells?

In this talk which follows previous talks about bird flight, migration, and feathers, Lorna Gibson answers common questions about bird eggs.

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