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14.30 18 Jan 2020


Dragons, Sasquatch The Monster of Troy. Human mythology is full of weird and wonderful creatures that have never existed in reality.

One theory for the origins of such myths is that they are based on the discoveries of unexplained fossils. 

But the Tully Monster probably trumps them all for weirdness and wonderfulness and what’s more, it is real.

So what was the Tully Monster? Dr Maria McNamara is Senior Lecturer in the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences at UCC.


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