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The Zoological World of Edward Lear

by Clemency Fisher
The Zoological World of Edward Lear
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1060 views
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Clemency Fisher is Curator of Vertebrate Zoology at National Museums Liverpool. Edward Lear is most famous for his Nonsense Rhymes, such as “The Owl and the Pussycat” and “The Quangle Wangle’s Hat”, but he was also a talented zoological art....

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The Mother Fish

by John Long
The Mother Fish
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 10 years ago | 1658 views
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Evidence of reproduction by internal fertilization has been discovered in a large group of ancient jawed fish. Embryos discovered within fossils of these animals confirm that live birth in prehistoric times was much more widespread than previously th....

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Recent Developments in our Understanding of the Biology of the Octopus Family

by Sheeva Yazdani
Recent Developments in our Understanding of the Biology of the Octopus Family
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1096 views
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Sheeva Yazdani presents on the biology of octopuses (octopi?) and recent developments in our understanding.

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The Role and Species of Beetles Worldwide

by Vinnie LaBarbera
The Role and Species of Beetles Worldwide
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 919 views
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Vinnie LaBarbera presents on the role and species of beetles worldwide, including some slides of his own work at the FSU Biological Sciences Department.

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Flight in Birds and Aeroplanes

by John Maynard Smith
Flight in Birds and Aeroplanes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1152 views
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John Maynard Smith, one of our most eminent evolutionary biologists and scientific communicators originally trained as an engineer and spent the war years designing aircraft. He describes the way that flight developed in the animal kingdom. The fossi....

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