Megalodon and the Age of Ocean Giants

Nov
28
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at 06:30 PM

Location

Museum Theatre - Lower Ground/Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson St
Carlton Gardens
Carlton, VIC 3053
Australia
Google map and directions

Event contact

Caz McLennan

Internationally acclaimed scientist and writer Professor Tim Flannery joins Associate Professor Dr Cheng-Hsiu Tsai from the Department of Life Science at National Taiwan University, Museum Victoria’s Senior Curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology Dr Erich Fitzgerald and ABC journalist and presenter Natasha Mitchell to discuss the evolution of ocean giants, from megalodon sharks, to living leviathans, like the blue whale and the crucial role they play in shaping oceanic ecosystems.

Full event details link

https://museumsvictoria.com.au/melbournemuseum/whats-on/megalodon-and-the-age-of-ocean-giants/

Posted by on November 01, 2023

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