First Tuesday Lecture

Tuesday November 05, 2013   Noon - 1pm

Location:  MS Museum of Natural Science

County:  Hinds

For more information please contact the Visitor Information Specialist at 601-576-6000.


"Secrets of the Wild Turkey"

Richard Buchholz, PhD; Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Mississippi


The wild turkey is an abundant and commonly seen species, but what do we really know about this unusual bird? In this presentation, Dr. Buchholz will give an overview of the natural history of this species and then share 5 'secrets' recently discovered by studies of the turkey's behavior, ecology, physiology and genetics.

Turkey by Bill Stripling

Photo Credit: Bill Stripling