Expert to discuss efforts to aid endangered big cats

Nov 14, 2016

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The next Omaha Science Cafe will focus on the use of science to help save endangered clouded leopards and Sumatran tigers.

The speaker will be Franklin West, who is an associate professor of regenerative medicine at the University of Georgia.

The event is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. in Omaha.

Science Cafes are free educational events sponsored by the University of Nebraska Medical Center to increase people's science literacy. They are open to everyone 21 and older. Go online at for more information about Science Cafes.

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