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Podcast: Wild megafauna of the past

On March 13th, 2021, Jens-Christian appeared in the Radio4 program, Vildspor, and talked about the past’s big animals.

The radio episode dives into the question of how Danish nature would have looked like without humans. To explore that PhD and high school lector Karsten Thomsen gives a tour around Hørret forest, Aarhus, and describes how the original forest looked like. In between the forest tour, BIOCHANGE’s professor Jens-Christian Svenning explains which big animals that have lived around the world in the past. According to the show, Jens-Christian will be sharing a few surprising facts during his presentation.   

 

If you want to find out what they are, you can listen to the podcast in Danish here:

https://www.radio4.dk/program/vildspor/?id=bestiariet_ep_13_03_21