Route out of lockdown and fishing cats

Ben, Flora and assistant editor of The Week Junior’s monthly Science+Nature magazine, Ciaran talk about cats that go fishing, why algae could hold the secrets to success for life on Mars, and the route out of lockdown. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about city living versus life in the countryside.

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