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Sir David Attenborough and the Planet Earth team discover the weird world of the Cordyceps; killer fungi that invades the body of an insect to grow and diminish the insect population.

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Listen as Professor Russel Grey explains his research on the fascinating Caledonian crow. These crows show an abilty to learn and use tools to acquire food. You wont believe it until you see it!

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In late summer the plankton bloom is at its height. Vast shoals of herring gather to feed on it, diving birds round the fish up into a bait ball, and then a humpback whale roars in to scoop up the entire ball of herring!

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Ever wonder what people are talking about when they refer to a sex-linked trait? Watch this video and find out!

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Learn all about enzymes and what role they play in DNA replication.

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An introduction to evolution, variation in a population, and natural selection.

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Find out what evidence suggests that the T-Rex lived in a co-operative family unit and provided parental care.

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Learn more about the fascinating world of insect evolution including their common symbiotic relationship with plants.

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Tarantulas are one of the most feared spiders to humans, yet this scientist will brave the jungle in order to catch a Golden Orb Weaver for its silk.

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During mating season males often compete for females in the form of a dance off. Check out their moves here!

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