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Nature & Environment
The Hunt's academic consultants and OU lecturers Miranda Dyson and Vicky Taylor look at the remarkable strategies predators and prey deploy...
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!
Ecosystems may not be as simple as you think. Find out what happens when a top predator is removed from one.
Patricia Ash explains why a cull of the rats on Lundy might preserve the island as a breeding ground of puffins and Manx Shearwaters.
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.
How can a common snail, found in parks and gardens everywhere, show evolution in progress - and help track climate change? Jimmy Doherty explains.
How does a butterfly flutter by? David Robinson explains the role of the two pairs of wings.
Zoologist David Robinson takes a look at the parenting skills of animals
The basics of predation and parasitism
Indigenous to the Himalayas, this beautiful plant causes problems for native British species.
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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