Adaptations of Mammals to Urban Living

Date:
Venue:
The Linnean Society of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BF, United Kingdom
Organiser: events@linnean.org
0207 434 4479 ext 211

EVENING MEETING 18:00–19:00 Thursday 17 January 2019

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Image © Dawn Scott

Globally urban areas are expanding to support human populations but these areas have an impact on biodiversity and few species can tolerant and thrive in the new urban landscapes. Foxes, badgers and hedgehogs are UK mammals that have managed to adapt to urban habitats. In this lecture we will explore how they have adapted to urban living and their relationship with humans and each other in these environments.

Dawn Scott is a Professor in mammal Ecology and Conservation at the University of Brighton and has been researching the behaviour and ecology of urban mammals in the UK.


  • This event is free and open to all.
  • Registration is essential. Seats will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Doors will open at 17:30. Please note that the meeting room will open at 17:45, 15 minutes prior to the start of the talk.
  • Tea will be served in the Library from 17:30 and the event will be followed by a white wine reception.
  • Please note that Fellows-only tickets are limited to two tickets per Fellow (one for themself and a guest).

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