Home / Health and Science / Smithsonian documentary highlights fossil of monster snake found by UF paleontologists

Smithsonian documentary highlights fossil of monster snake found by UF paleontologists

By

 

 

The members of the Florida Museum of Natural History received a treat last night: a sneak peek of a new documentary entitled Titanoboa:  Monster Snake. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports on how University of Florida vertebrate paleontologists helped discover the massive snake’s fossilized remains.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

The film “Titanoboa:  Monster Snake” will premiere on the Smithsonian Channel April 1 at 8 p.m.  The Florida Museum of Natural History’s newest temporary exhibition, “Titanoboa: Monster Snake,” opens to the public March 30.  The exhibition will run through Jan. 6, 2013.

About Chip Skambis

Check Also

This photo provided by Space X shows the main payload on the SpaceX rocket that will be launching early Monday, July 18, 2016. SpaceX aims to launch another load of space station supplies for NASA, including a critical docking port needed by new U.S. crew capsules set to debut next year. (Space X via AP)

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Delivers New Station Docking Port

The spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station, bearing more than 2 tons of supplies.