Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Museum of London

The eXcrement Factor: The Natural History of Dung

Professor George McGavin

Getting rid of waste products is the one thing that all animals do almost from the instant they are born until they die. On the surface of the Earth a truly enormous amount of excrement is deposited every single day. The question is, where does it all go? How did dung change world history and what can we learn from studying animal droppings?

No reservations are required for this lecture. It will be run on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.
Doors will open 30 minutes before the start of the lecture.

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Professor McGavin is a British entomologist, explorer and author. He is an Honorary Research Associate at Oxford University Museum of Natural History and the Department of Zoology. He is also a Fellow of the Linnean Society and the Royal Geographical Society. 

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