John James Audobon

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John James Audobon

Early LifeHe was the young countries dominant wildlife artist. He was raised by his Step-mother, in Nates France. He took alively intrest in birds, nature, drawing, and music. In 1803, at the age of 18, he was sent to America to escape the take-over of Napolen's Army. He lived on the family owned estate at Millgrove near Philidelphia. This is the same place he met his wife Lucy Bakewell.

1) Born: April 26, 17852) Died: January 27, 18513) Published "Birds of America": Around 1820 (age of 35)

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Audobon was most famous for his book "Birds of America." This book held over four hundred paintings of birds he had hunted and traveled to find.

3 COOL FACTS!He introduced (after his actions) the first law banning bird-experimenting. He did jail time after going bankrupt.He experimented on catfish hundreds of birds and his own hunting dog.


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