11 October 2019 | 17 mins 4 secs
Jules is joined by senior curator of birds at the Natural History Museum (based in Tring), the brilliant Dr Alex Bond. We talk about garden birds - how often they use ponds, what their water requirements are and how to keep visiting birds safe from cats. Alex is on Twitter at: @thelabandfield
20 September 2019 | 25 mins 16 secs
Jules is joined by biologist and author Dr Dani Rabaiotti, based at the Institute of Zoology at the Zoological Society of London. As well as talking about the splendour of wild dogs, the two talk about the unbelievable number of cats that visit the tiny pond and the impacts they might be having on other pond wildlife.
15 September 2019 | 21 mins 56 secs
cats, disease, mice, mouse, parasites
Jules is joined by Professor Sheena Cruickshank of the University of Manchester to talk about a very brave mouse spotted drinking at the pond edge. We talk mostly about the parasitic organism called toxoplasmosis and its impact on mouse behaviour, plus a bit about university life.