Course Date: Fri 2 Nov 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Explore the sex lives and social and sexual strategies of the five living great apes: the orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos and human beings. . 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.
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. .
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 City Lit and two off-site. All 14.00-16.00.
Brenna Boyle (B.Sc Hons Dunelm, M.Sc DIC) is a zoologist, wildlife guide and environmental teacher. She runs Wild Capital; London's wildlife discovery service and also works for two urban environmental education charities.
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