Program sponsored by the Museum of Natural History. John R. Saunders on wildlife conservation. â€œThe world has suffered many losses throughout timeâ€¦â€ Saunders expounds on the role of the Natural History Museum in wildlife conservation. Conclusion follows shortly with announcement for upcoming program on Astronomy (here called â€œAstrologyâ€). Item is out of sequence, with the substance of this lecture following the conclusion. The story of the passenger pigeon and its subsequent extinction is told as a warning against further extinctions and urges people to visit the American Museum of Natural History.
mention of a future lecture on astronomy.
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