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Posted by Jen Clark Estes April 24, 2013 08:52 AM
Photo by Dayle Sullivan-Taylor
Starting in May, the wildly popular "Masters of Flight: Birds of Prey" show returns to the Stone Zoo. This engaging and educational experience for visitors of all ages features bird species from around the world, including a bald eagle, a red-legged seriema, a king vulture, a Eurasian eagle owl and a black vulture. These birds will fly in from overhead and demonstrate natural behaviors including unique survival techniques and food foraging, as well as specialized physical adaptations. The Cambridge Science Festival’s Science on the Street team will also be at Stone Zoo on May 4 with bird activities to kick off the bird show opening. Show opens on Sat., May 4, 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m., and continues through Labor Day. Adults, $14; ages 62+, $12; ages 2-12, $10; under 2 and members, free. The Stone Zoo, 149 Pond St., Stoneham. www.zoonewengland.org
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Kristi Palma, Boston.com Moms producer, is the mom of a first grader and a preschooler. She is a writer who enjoys cooking her grandmother's Italian recipes (when her son isn't launching paper airplanes into them). Follow her on Twitter @kristipalma.