By the side of Blackford Pond I watched a tiny field vole scoot across the path from the shadow of the wall onto the sunny banking opposite, its movement reminding me of a clockwork mouse. Read more
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Name of speaker and subject:
Dr Alison Craig.
Title of talk:
Unravelling the Mysteries of Humpback Whale Behaviour
What you would like to cover:
Humpback whales are 45 tonne giants that live most of their lives below the waves, out of sight of humans. While some mysteries remain, since the mid-1970s scientists have been studying these animals and gradually piecing together the story of how they live their lives. In this talk I will share some of what we’ve learned about humpback whale behaviour over the years.