• The Realm of Fossil Giants

The Realm of Fossil Giants

22:15-22:45 / Location 5: De Bosquetplein 7, Auditorium

Jesse Hennekam, PhD
assistant professor palaeontology

Terror hedgehogs, giant dormice and the king of rabbits: for millions of years, giants occupied the islands of the Mediterranean. As each island was different, animals evolved in unique and bizarre ways. Although the cyclops might have been fiction, the Mediterranean truly was the realm of giants.