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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 | 8 years ago | 1128 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
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Lectures | All ages | 11 years ago | 1809 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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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 | 1213 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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