The animal kingdom

Encounter arthropods and arachnids, London's bird communities, jungle creatures, deep water survivors and more. You can also find out more about what is being done to conserve and protect them.
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  1. Adventurers and pioneers of zoology

    Course Date: Tue 16 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Expeditions across the seas, perilous adventures in unknown lands and discoveries that shook the scientific world. Join zoologist Brenna Boyle and discover the brave characters and bold thinkers who shaped our knowledge and understanding of the natural world. Includes visit to the Natural History Museum.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £35.00

  2. An introduction to ornithology with birdwatching

    Course Date: Wed 18 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the life of birds and learn about bird evolution, tips for identification and key behaviours before having a chance to put your skills into practice on two field trips in London (St James' Park and Hampstead Heath).

    Three sessions at Build and two off-site. All 14.00-16.00.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £39.00

  3. Discovering owls

    Course Date: Mon 14 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What makes owls unique? Which species of owl live in London? How do they hunt? View zoological specimens and dissect an owl pellet from a wild Barn Owl, identifying the bones within to ascertain the owl's diet.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £23.00
    Concession: £15.00

  4. Evolutionary origins of the great apes

    Course Date: Wed 10 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Today's apes are few in number but millions of years ago, apes ruled the primate world. Discover why they were so successful and why they disappeared. Explore key topics in their evolution and find out about great apes around the world today.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £39.00

  5. Invertebrates and NHM

    Course Date: Mon 5 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Invertebrates account for 98% of all animal life on the planet and include beautiful butterflies, deadly spiders and an incredible array of sea-life. They have colonised each continent and every habitat. Explore invertebrate diversity and find out what makes them so successful. Includes visit to the Natural History Museum.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £31.00
    Concession: £17.00

  6. Sex lives of the Great Apes

    Course Date: Tue 1 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the sex lives and sexual strategies of the five living great apes. Topics will range from the major evolutionary theories behind jealousy and cheating and heterosexual/homosexual/bisexual behaviour, to the hand-signals used by bonobos to indicate specific sexual positions.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £35.00

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