Spotlight on Science Writers: Jane Veltkamp

Jane Veltkamp introduces her 2018 award-winning picture book, Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle, in a Spotlight on Science Writers blog post on Science NetLinks.

Read an excerpt below:

 

 

Beauty was a magnificent, wild Alaskan Bald Eagle until she was illegally shot. The story of her 3D-printed, prosthetic beak is one of inspiration, scientific collaboration, and conservation.
— Jane Veltkamp
 Photo: Jane Veltkamp and Beauty the Bald Eagle. Photo Credit: Glen Hush.

Photo: Jane Veltkamp and Beauty the Bald Eagle. Photo Credit: Glen Hush.