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Animal Dissection

1pm - 4pm: Online

Online Free Nature & environment Afternoon

A scientific dissection to reveal the inner workings of an animal

Join evolutionary biologist Prof Ben Garrod (UEA) and vet Dr Jess French in this scientific dissection to reveal the inner workings of one of nature's most impressive predators  

Please note that the animal died of natural causes and has been donated for the purpose of education. 

Parental advisory

Watch live on YouTube and again for 7 days after the event

Set up a YouTube account and log in during the event to join the live chat where you can ask questions and share your thoughts!  

Prof Ben Garrod

Ben Garrod is an evolutionary biologist and primate conservationist, broadcaster for television and radio, and author of several books, covering a range of subjects from evolution and anatomy to animal behaviour and natural history. He is the Professor of Evolutionary Biology and Science Engagement at the University of East Anglia. His TV credits include the award-winning BBC4 series Secrets of Bones (2014), Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur (2016), The Day the Dinosaurs Died (2017), Hyper-evolution: the Rise of Robots (2017), Secrets of Skin (2019) and Baby Chimp Rescue (2020). He has also presented A Grown-Up Guide to Dinosaurs (an Audible Original) and Bone Stories and The Human Hive on BBC Radio 4. 

Organiser details: Prof Ben Garrod