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I hope you never look at a bird in flight the same way again. I know I won’t!
Sarah Xu, a student at the Vancouver Film School made the awesome introduction Drawing. http://captainpillow.blogspot.ca/
Gordon, the guy in charge of “Scary Parrot Monsters” at the end of the video wrote this song. It’s called “Black Rhino”… and is available for download online:
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I coordinated the travel with Rainforest Expeditions
Tell them Destin sent you.
You can checkout what they do on their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Rainforest.Expeditions
They ran me up and down the river in a boat, gave me lenses, a clean bed, awesome food etc. It was pretty amazing!
See the research project’s website here:
The project is led by Dr. Don Brightsmith
Schubot Exotic Bird Health Center
Department of Veterinary Pathobiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
Jeff Cremer was my hook-up for all things photography once I got on site. He’s very good at technical photography and is more than capable of handling anything you can throw at him. Check out his chops and tell him Destin sent you:
SMARTER EVERY DAY – DEEP DIVE #2
How Bird Wings Work – Smarter Every Day
How Wings Work — A reference for creature props
How do you clip a wing?
how to clip your birds wings (with call ducks)
Why clip feathers? An Interview of Kelly
Changing feathers while still being able to fly?
Don’t bail out! Keep going!
Biomimicking a Bird?
A robot that flies like a bird
Huge variety of feather shapes all from the same bird
You Completed Deep Dive #2 !!
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