Episode #16: Wildlife Advocate & Adventure Enthusiast

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In this episode, I speak to wildlife advocate and adventure enthusiast, Aaron Couch. We discuss his early beginnings volunteering at zoos and working at a pet emergency clinic in Alaska. We then discuss wolves, his work at the Teton Raptor Center, and how to inspire others interested in working with wildlife.  

Visit Aaron's blog: http://destinationreroute.com

Episode #15: Octopus, Sea Turtles, & Hammerheads

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Could you imagine getting paid to swim with sharks, rescue sea turtles, and train an octopus named "Octavia"? If so, this weeks "Animals To The Max" Podcast is for you! I sit down with aquarist Sam from the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ. We talk about her early childhood marine inspirations, swimming with Great White Sharks in South Africa, and finally landing her dream job as an aquarist. We discuss her duties taking care of spider crabs, training an octopus, rescuing sea turtles, and other Adventure Aquarium residents, including Hippos! https://www.adventureaquarium.com

Episode #11: Wolves Pt. 2

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In order to hear both sides of the controversial wolf reintroduction, I sit down with avid sportsman Caleb. We discuss common wolf criticisms including their impact on deer and elk herds, surplus killings, and encounters with humans. We also touch base on predator management, trophy hunting in Africa, and wildlife conservation. 

Episode #10: Wolves

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In this episode, I sit down with Maggie Howell, director of the New York Wolf Conservation Center. We discuss the controversial wolf reintroduction, dispel common myths and misconceptions, and talk about their complex social systems. For more information, please visit: https://nywolf.org

Episode #9: My Dream Job: Saving Birds Of Prey

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In this episode, I sit down with Erin Katzner. She's the director of Global Engagement for The Peregrine Fund and has worked with Birds of Prey for over 27 years. We discuss her early beginnings at The Columbus Zoo, training birds at The National Aviary, and landing her dream job working for The Peregrine Fund: https://www.peregrinefund.org