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Durham, North Carolina: Bronze Camel with Famous Scientist

Bronze camel and bronze scientist Knut Schmidt-Nielson, famous animal physiologist.

Duke University West Campus

Science Dr., Durham, NC
Duke University West Campus - just south of the Biological Sciences building. Assume the usual college parking issues.
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Life Sized Bronze Camel-With Added Famous Scientist Bonus!

On the Duke University campus there is an eight foot bronze camel sizing up a bronze Knut Schmidt-Nielson, the famous animal physiologist. Schmidt Nelson spent his career studying how animals meet challenges in their environments. I wonder how the bronze camel meets the challenges of living on a college campus in the middle of North Carolina?

[A. Finnerty-Schwier, 10/23/2010]

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