Woodlice with Eleanor Drinkwater
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The woodlouse is an familiar, unobstrusive little creature - dull, grey and unassuming. What if we defy that expectation? In this episode we lift up a log, and enter the incredible world of the woodlouse. Tom chats with scientist Eleanor Drinkwater about her research in the field of woodlouse personality, as well as woodlouse diversity, the challenges faced by terrestial crustaceans and a great deal more. Come and hear about the bacteria which turns male woodlice female, about the woodlice that form pair bonds, and about the intuitive relationship that can percieved between woodlice and the Christian Trinity. 

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