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Chicago Tonight Cracks Into The Book of Eggs

On May 22, Chicago Tonight took a closer look The Field Museum’s egg collection and recent publication, The Book of Eggs. John Bates, associate curator for the division of birds and book editor, joined the program to discuss the book and to share a few of the specimen found in its pages. The Book of Eggs highlights over 600 species of birds, most of which come from the museum's collection of over 23,000 sets of eggs from over 1,600 species.