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The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum will celebrate its origins as the Chicago Academy of Sciences.

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The world's fastest-flying birds, which dine on pigeons, welcomed about 25 new raptors to city limits.

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The raptor was hurt this week but should be OK, according to Chicago Peregrine Program's Mary Hennen.

Ukrainian Village »

Field Museum scientists banded some new peregrine falcon chicks as a mother raptor protected her young.

Downtown »

The raptors, which can dive at 200 miles per hour, can be seen nesting at several neighborhood sites.

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The raptors were living, breeding and hatching chicks on two of the four offshore water intake islands.

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We can thank "forgotten" engineer Ellis Chesbrough for the water intake system that still works today.

South Loop »

The species recovery was due to chemical bans, protection, and adaption to cities, said Mary Hennen.

Lakeview »

The birds can fly 200 mph while chasing prey such as pigeons.

Lincoln Park »

Mary Hennen places bands on the baby falcon chicks to track them for conservation purposes.