Lectures and Talks

Teen SciCafe: Ghost Snakes of Madagascar

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Frank stands outside holding a snake.

Speaker: Frank Burbrink - Associate Curator, American Museum of Natural History

Join herpetologist and Museum Curator Frank Burbrink on a journey to the remote forests of Madagascar, where his team recently discovered several new species of reptiles, including the elusive “ghost snake.” Hear tales of work in the field and learn how DNA analysis helps identify new species in the lab.


*Free admission and refreshments


The SciCafe Series is proudly sponsored by Judy and Josh Weston.

Teen SciCafe: Ghost Snakes of Madagascar and related activities are generously supported by the Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) program of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).