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RADIO 4, BIT.LY/THEPOWEROF We tend to believe that animals that are bigger, faster and more competitive will have the evolutionary edge over their rivals. But through a series of 28-minute episodes, zoologist Lucy Cooke prises beneath our preconceptions about the natural world to find some unlikely truths.
In The Power of Petite, discover why being small can be an advantage in a world of limited resources. While in The Power of Peace, PhD student Dani Rabaiotti explains how African wild dogs are actually the most compassionate and caring of canines. And the fastest doesn’t necessarily win the race… if you’re a sloth.
Packed with interesting facts, personal anecdotes and quips, Lucy’s light touch makes the potentially weighty subject of evolutionary science a breeze. Catherine Smalley