🎧 The Last Wolf and the Missing Lynx with Ross Barnett
🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 20m
Dan talks to Ross Barnett, a scientist who has studied the extinction of megafauna across Britain and the world. They discuss the killing of the last wolf in Britain, whether that mosquito in Jurassic park could have really held dinosaur DNA and the ecological impact of the loss of British megafauna. Image Credit: Bernard Landgraf. Producer: Peter Curry
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