Public Lecture: The Bronx Zoo Tales by Kevin Hils

by | Dec 14, 2018 | News | 0 comments

Please join us for our Monthly Lecture Series as we present Kevin Hills to tell Bronx Zoo Tales on January 9th, 7pm, at the Katonah Village Library.

Kevin Hils, Ornithology Collection Manager at the Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo will share some interesting stories about the amazing collection at the Bronx Zoo and the staff that cares for these creatures. Kevin will also be speaking about his time in Bolivia where he worked with flamingos along with some fun stories about the Animal Planet “The Zoo” series.

Please join us for refreshments at 7:00 pm, lecture begins at 7:30pm. (Please bring a reusable mug to reduce your ecological footprint.)

Kevin Hils, has been in zoo work for over 33 years. He has experience from Cincinnati Zoo, Columbus Zoo, Knoxville Zoo, Chehaw Wild Animal Park, Brookfield Zoo and has spent the last 5 years learning to be a New Yorker in the Bronx. Kevin has 2 wonderful daughters, a wife that has allowed owls, vultures, hornbills and other feather jewels to poop on her carpets at home! Have been active with Bolivian Flamingo field work for the last 4 years and will a passion for birds and zoos. As the Ornithology Collection Manager at Wildlife Conservation Society Bronx Zoo, he carries a staff of 17 keepers, 250 species and over 1500 birds flying around amazing exhibits at one of the world’s greatest zoos.

This is a free event made possible by the generosity of the members and donors of the Bedford Audubon Society.  

Photo of Peacock from Pixaby

 

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