Scicafe: Snakes of Madagascar by Science at AMNH

In this podcast, join herpetologist Frank Burbrink on a journey to the remote forests of Madagascar, where his team recently discovered several new species of reptiles. Hear tales of life in the field and discover how DNA analysis helps identify new species in the lab.

This SciCafe lecture took place at the Museum on May 3rd, 2017.

This lecture included many original photographs, which can be seen in the video version by visiting

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

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