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Science Under the Stars: Ligers & Tigons & Pizzly Bears, Oh My!
Thursday, December 14, 2017, 07:00pm - 07:45pm

Andrius Dagilis (Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior Graduate Program)

"Ligers and Tigons and Pizzly Bears, Oh My!"

Hybrids between different species are more common than you may believe. Blending two species can create some really amazing animals and plants, but it also has consequences to their evolutionary fitness. Come out to Science Under the Stars this December to learn more about why hybrids are important to both biology and society!

Science Under the Stars is a free, monthly public outreach lecture series founded and organized by graduate students in the Department of Integrative Biology at The University of Texas at Austin. Events are held outdoors at Brackenridge Field Laboratory, 2907 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, Texas 78703. In the case of inclement weather, lectures are held indoors.

Here’s the schedule for this month’s event:

  • 6:00 pm: Food and displays of local animals and plants found at Brackenridge Field Laboratory will be available.
  • 6:30 pm: Kid’s activities start! Meet with our children’s division for fun activities designed for all ages.
  • 7:00 pm: Settle in, because the talk begins now!



Ornamental lily hybrid

Pizzly Bear

Location: Brackenridge Field Laboratory, 2907 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, Texas 78703