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How Animals Behave

Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by Rufus Hound, Lucy Cooke and Prof Rory Wilson to discover how we really learn about animal behaviour and some of the mistakes we've made.

How Animals Behave

Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by comedian Rufus Hound, Zoologist and broadcaster Lucy Cooke and Professor Rory Wilson to discover how we learn about what animals are up to when we are not looking, and some of the hilarious mistakes we've made in the process of discovery. They'll be hearing about why the sex life of eels has remained so enigmatic, how the mystery of the wandering albatross has been solved, and why making underwear for frogs finally solved the riddle of how babies are made.

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Tue 6 Feb 2018 23:00

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  • Mon 5 Feb 2018 16:30
  • Tue 6 Feb 2018 23:00

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