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July 28, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Civic Center Auditorium
Moses Lake Museum & Art Center
401 S. Balsam
Moses Lake Museum
Summer Salon Series: "Hidden" Animals: An Introduction to the Science of Cryptozoology with David George Gordon
Saturday, July 28, 2018
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
magazine and as a guest on
Late Night with Conan O’Brien
The Late Late Show with James Corden
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