From Spiny Ant-Eater to Promiscuous Spiky Baby Killer: An Incomplete Natural History of Echidnas

Date: May 24, 2015
Time: 2 pm


Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery


A lecture presented by Associate Professor Stewart Nicol. Assoc. Prof. Nicol will discuss the controversies provoked by the arrival of the first specimens of echidnas and platypuses in Europe at the end of the 18th century, and some of the larger than life personalities involved.

Admission: $6 General Public, $4 Friends of the Museum and Students. Free for members of The Royal Society of Tasmania.

To assist us with the organization of this event RSVP by Thursday 21st May 2015: Email or telephone 6323 3798

This is a Royal Society of Tasmania event.

Event audience: Everyone