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March 19, 2021 18 min
What are the origins of owls, and why do they stay up at night? We answer questions from two owl-curious Tumble listeners. with the help of Harvard ornithologist Dr. Scott Edwards. He takes us on a journey starting in the time of the dinosaurs, to unravel the secrets of what made owls WHOOOO they are today. This episode is brought to you with support from Turing Tumble! (Note: No relation to our podcast.)  Turing Tumble is an educational game where players build marble-powered computers to solve puzzles - with no screens necessary! Marshall and Lindsay tried it out with their son, and genuinely love it. Go to to see how it works. Enter code TUMBLE for 10% off your order. Learn more about owls with Scott Edwards, in our bonus interview episode! It’s available to Patrons who pledge just $1/month. Support Tumble today at Check out the bird family tree, and then draw your own version! It’s on our blog at, along with other free educational resources. Click here to watch Marshall & Wingo’s “True or Poo” game show with Tumble listener Orla! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.
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