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Discovering the Secret Lives of Killer Whales
Dr Dan Franks, York Centre for Complex Systems Analysis, University of York


Wheelchair accessible.

Event details

Dr Franks will be revealing recent scientific discoveries about the secret lives of killer whales. You will learn about killer whale social behaviour, with a focus on the evolution of menopause (yes – they have menopause) and the role of whale grannies. Along the way you will learn a thing or two about the similarities with human evolution.

Speaker biography

Dan Franks is a Reader at the University of York in the York Centre for Complex Systems Analysis and a member of the Departments of Biology and Computer Science.

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