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Edward O. Wilson has revolutionized science and inspired the public more often than any other living biologist. Now he is blending his pioneer work on ants with a new perspective on human development to propose a radical reframing of how evolution works. Dr. Wilson visited the Exploratorium recently and spoke to staff and a group of invited students.

In this program we meet Elizabeth Young, pigeon rescue expert and head of the pigeon rescue organization MickCoo (http://www.mickacoo.org), for a personal introduction to pigeons-their history, their accomplishments, their contributions to research in animal behavior/memory/learning/and how they navigate long distances-as well as their plight in the city. For more information visit: www.RescueReport.org

Adelie Penguins bicker around their nests at Cape Royds, Ross Island, Antarctica.

Shots of Adelie Penguins at the Cape Royds colony.

Adelie penguins contemplate the water near a photographer at a crack in the ice.

Photographer watches Adelie penguins file past him and take to the water in a crack in the sea ice.

Adelie penguins walk right by photographers on their way to a crack in the sea ice.

In this program Ice Stories crew member Ron Hipschman speaks with Paul Ponganis, who studies emperor penguins.

Ad��lie penguins feeding chicks at Cape Royds, Antarctica.

Ad��lie penguins walking across ice on the Ross Sea, Antarctica.