Of Fancy Feathers and the Fly-tying Flautist Who Filched Them
August 13, 2018 1:35 PM Subscribe
In Kirk Wallace Johnson's new book, The Feather Thief, he writes about a 2009 theft of almost 300 rare and exotic birds from the British Natural History Museum at Tring, and the then 20-year-old flautist who stole them. National Geographic has an excerpt from the book, and This American Life presents the story in this week's episode.
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