The Sensational Sea Snake that Snuck Away – the Story of Hydrarchos

An old drawing of a supposed sea snake
  • Saturday November 14, 2020
  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Ilja Nieuwland, PhD
  • Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & Sciences / Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  • Audience: Adult

In the 1840s, a German doctor toured the USA and Europe with a sea snake from Alabama. A real sea snake? Well, not quite.