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The Feather Heist

The radio show 'This American Life' has made a programme about the unusual story of Edwin Rist, a flute player and fly tyer who stole 299 bird specimens collected by Alfred Russel Wallace from the Natural History Museum at Tring. 

Click Here to listen to 'The Feather Heist' online

Image from: George M. Kelson’s The Salmon Fly: How to Dress It and How to Use It (1895)