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Blast From the Past: Quaker Parrot of Brooklyn

  There haven’t always been Quaker Parrots in Brooklyn but people began seeing them flying wild there beginning in the 1960s. The most accepted theory is that there were some mass escapes at JFK Airport. In South America, from where this species is originally, the Quaker Parrot became a nuisance. One of the ways to […]

The Awesome Ladies of the New-York Historical Society

  The New-York Historical Society and DiMenna Children’s History Museum are celebrating Women’s History Month in full force!  At our Museum, we are all about shining a light on the little-knowns of history who have nevertheless deeply affected our world. Here are profiles of some fascinating ladies we think deserve to be discussed this month, and really […]

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