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  • 5 reasons to love maggots

    5 reasons to love maggots

    Whether they are working away in the farmer’s field or being used as evidence in court, maggots are helping us in our day-to-day lives in surprising ways. Isn’t it time you gave these misunderstood creatures the credit they deserve?

  • Drones to the rescue: wildlife park footage will help save endangered animals

    Drones to the rescue: wildlife park footage will help save endangered animals

    Scientists at LJMU are capturing the thermal profiles of animals at a local wildlife park in order to help researchers around the world classify and monitor endangered species in the wild.

  • Using forensic science to tackle illegal wildlife trade 

    Using forensic science to tackle illegal wildlife trade 

    More effective measures of detection are needed to help stop the trade in illegal animal products. An LJMU graduate is working on an innovative approach to address the problem.

  • Wanted: students to live with monkeys

    Wanted: students to live with monkeys

    LJMU students are given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to venture out into the wilds of Tanzania to study primates in their natural habitat. Find out about their experiences.

  • The life of a primatologist

    The life of a primatologist

    Meet LJMU primate specialist and lecturer in Animal Behaviour, Dr Alex Piel. He talks about his research on chimpanzees and what they tell us about our own history.

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