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Benjamin Kilham

Benjamin Kilham has been researching and living with black bears for nearly twenty years. He has become an expert in black bear behavior, as well as in rehabilitating orphaned and injured bears and reintroducing them to the wild. He is invited to lecture all over the United States and internationally. His previous book is Among the Bears, Raising Orphan Cubs in the Wild. Kilham and his work with black bears have been featured in five internationally televised documentaries, including National Geographic and Discovery Channel features, and he has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, ABC Nightly News, ABC Nightly News International, The O'Reilly Factor, Fox News Daytime Edition, Inside Edition, The David Letterman Show, NBC Nightline, CBS Coast to Coast, Canadian Broadcasting Company Nightly News, and various other shows, as well as National Public Radio, and a host of nationally broadcast radio shows. He lives in Lyme, New Hampshire.

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    Benjamin's Upcoming Events

    • Ben Kilham at Hooksett Library
      31 Mt St Mary's Way, Hooksett NH
      July 31, 2014, 6:30 pm

      Ben Kilham will speak at the Hooksett Library on July 31 at 6:30 PM. Books will be available for sale and signing at the event. More details to come.

    • Ben Kilham at the Fiske Free Library
      108 Broad St, Claremont NH
      August 12, 2014, 12:00 pm

      Ben will give a presentation on his black bear behavior research at the Fiske Free Library on August 12th. Time TBD. Copies of Ben's latest book, Out on a Limb, will be available for sale and signing following the talk.

    • Ben Kilham at the Lakes Region Conservation Trust
      , Moultonborough NH
      August 14, 2014, 12:00 pm

      Ben will give a presentation on his black bear behavior research at the Lakes Region Conservation Trust's Castle in the Clouds conservation area on August 14th. Time TBD. Copies of Ben's latest book, Out on a Limb, will be available for sale and signing following the talk.

    • Ben Kilham at the North Haverhill Fairgrounds
      1299 Dartmouth College Hwy, North Haverhill NH
      August 15, 2014, 2:30 pm

      The Good Sams Club of North Haverhill, NH will host Ben for a public talk about his research on black bear behavior and his experiences raising bear cubs at the fairgrounds on August 15, 2:30-3:30pm.

    • Ben Kilham at the Alliance for the Visual Arts Gallery
      11 Bank St, Lebanon NH
      September 27, 2014, 12:00 pm

      Ben will give a presentation on his black bear behavior research at the AVA Gallery and Arts Center on September 27th. Time TBD. Copies of Ben's latest work, Out on a Limb, will be available for sale and signing following the talk.

    Benjamin's Books

    In the Company of Bears

    What Black Bears Have Taught Me about Intelligence and Intuition

    In the Company of Bears delivers Kilham's fascinating glimpse at the inner world of bears, and also makes a passionate case for science, and education in general, to open its doors to different ways of learning and researching— doors that could lead to far broader realms of discovery.

    Out on a Limb

    What Black Bears Have Taught Me About Intelligence and Intuition

    Out on a Limb delivers Kilham's fascinating glimpse at the inner world of bears, and also makes a passionate case for science, and education in general, to open its doors to different ways of learning and researching— doors that could lead to far broader realms of discovery.

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