21 Jun 2021

Expert feature: Prehistoric monsters of the sea

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:40 pm on 21 June 2021

We're talking sea monsters today - not the mythical kind - but real ones that roamed the sea millions of years ago. 

Sea monsters.

Sea monsters. Photo: Supplied.

Senior curator of palaeontology at the Queensland Museum Network, Dr Espen Knutsen, joins us on the show to tell us about these prehistoric creatures.

That comes as Auckland Museum prepares to host a sea monsters exhibition in July - direct from the Australian National Maritime Museum.

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Photo: Queensland Museum