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The Wild Side 

Michael the Wildlife Detective

Michael the Wildlife Detective is an educational children's book series aimed at teaching kids about animals in their own backyard and solving wildlife mysteries. The author Michael Birt is a wildlife biologist and does in school field trips, summer camps and other events. 



The Michael the Wildlife Detective book series is a part of a larger STEM education curriculum program that ResearchWild is building. The mission of this curriculum program is to educate and inspire our future to care, respect, and understand our wild neighbors.


All proceeds from the book series or educational/fun events go to assisting ResearchWild's mission and curriculum development. To schedule Michael the Wildlife Detective for a book reading/animal encounter please send an email to

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