Best of Natural History Radio

Bone Stories : (Episode 1 of 5) The Irish Giant

Aug. 14, 2017

Evolutionary Biologist Ben Garrod follows a trail of clues beginning with a bone or skeleton and leading to a fascinating revelation. In this programme, Ben explores the link between an 18th century skeleton in the Hunterian Museum and Brendan Holland from County Tyrone who reached a height of 6’10” and has been diagnosed with gigantism. Ben follows a trail of clues and discovers how recent findings could mean that in the future there are no more Irish giants. neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.