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Date:
July 28, 2018
Time:
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:
Civic Center Auditorium
Address:
Moses Lake Museum & Art Center
401 S. Balsam

Moses Lake, WA 98837
Contact:
509-764-3830
Cost:
FREE

David George Gordon
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Summer Salon Series: "Hidden" Animals: An Introduction to the Science of Cryptozoology with David George Gordon

Saturday, July 28



Cryptozoology, the systematic study of so-called “hidden animals,” owes its origins to free-thinking Bernard Heuvelmans, a French-Belgian zoologist in the late 1950s. Since then, Heuvelmeans’ followers and peers have studied numerous unexplained creatures including the Sasquatch, as well as Scotland’s Loch Ness Monster, the Abominable Snowman, or Yeti, of Tibet and Mbolel Mkembe, a miniature long-necked dinosaur, reportedly from the central African swamps. This presentation describes the state of our understanding of these strange entities and more, including recent evidence of sea monsters off the Washington coast.

Book signing to follow.

David George Gordon is the author of The Sasquatch Seeker’s Field Manual and 19 other titles. He has given programs at the Smithsonian Institution, American Museum of Natural History, Yale University and Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museums in Hollywood, Fisherman’s Wharf and Times Square. He has appeared in Time magazine and as a guest on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Late Late Show with James Corden, and The View.