Wytham Woods is one of the most studied piece of woodland on Earth. From birds to badgers, grasses to trees; almost every aspect of this beautiful bastion of English countryside has gone under the microscope, contributing to decades of cutting-edge scientific research at the University of Oxford. Wytham is truly the laboratory with leaves.
When everyone else is sleeping the bats in Britain’s countryside come to life. Researchers in Oxford University’s outdoor laboratory at Wytham Woods lift the lid on the secret life of these varied and misunderstood mammals, offering a unique glimpse into a hidden twilight world.