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The Hunt: a natural history series that challenges us to side with the predators article icon

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The Hunt: a natural history series that challenges us to side with the predators

The Hunt's academic consultants and OU lecturers Miranda Dyson and Vicky Taylor look at the remarkable strategies predators and prey deploy...

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Meerkat alarm calls

Zoologist Tim Clutton-Brock explains how meerkats use the alarm calls from other species to stay safe - unless it is a Drongo imitating a meerkat!

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Top predators and ecosystems

Ecosystems may not be as simple as you think. Find out what happens when a top predator is removed from one. 

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The puffins and rats of Lundy

Patricia Ash explains why a cull of the rats on Lundy might preserve the island as a breeding ground of puffins and Manx Shearwaters.

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Darwin and ecology

Jonathan Silvertown of The Open University and the Evolution Megalab considers the interaction between ecology and evolution - and what we can learn from thrushes and banded snails.

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Jimmy on the Evolution Megalab

How can a common snail, found in parks and gardens everywhere, show evolution in progress - and help track climate change? Jimmy Doherty explains.

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Butterflies wing it

How does a butterfly flutter by? David Robinson explains the role of the two pairs of wings.

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Parents and infants

Zoologist David Robinson takes a look at the parenting skills of animals

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Predation and Parasitism

The basics of predation and parasitism

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Wanted! Himalayan Balsam

Indigenous to the Himalayas, this beautiful plant causes problems for native British species.

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Wanted! Signal crayfish

Originally from the USA, the signal crayfish breeding patterns, growth rate and aggressive nature, ensure that our indigenous species lose out.

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