Episode #70: The Large Carnivore Scientist

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In this episode, I interview Dr. Nick Pilfold, a large carnivore scientist for The San Diego Zoo. Nick studies big cats and bears all around the world. Topics include black leopards, wild dogs, and polar bears!

For more information, please visit: https://institute.sandiegozoo.org/staff/nicholas-pilfold-phd

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Episode #64: The Lion Whisperer

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In this episode, I interview Kevin Richardson, the Lion Whisperer. Kevin has been working with big cats and large carnivores for over 20 years. He oversaw the complete production of Mia and The White Lion, now in theaters.

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Episode #59: The Cheetah Conservation Fund

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In this episode, I interview Dr. Laurie Marker. She’s the founder and executive director of The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF). CCF is a global leader in research and conservation of cheetahs. They are dedicated to saving the cheetah in the wild.

For more information, please visit: www.cheetah.org

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Episode #40: Trophy Hunting Debate

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In this episode, I invite Chris and Angie from The All Creatures Podcast to have a round table discussion on Trophy Hunting. We take a scientific approach looking at the facts and data while analyzing the pros and cons of Trophy Hunting. Is Trophy Hunting helping wildlife conservation? 

Zebra Documentary Mentioned: http://www.wildlifefilms.co/patterns-in-the-grass/ 

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Episode #37: Wild Eye

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In this episode, I interview Gerry Van der Walt, co-founder of Wild Eye, a photographic safari company that leads expeditions around the world. Gerry is also an award-winning photographer, private & specialist guide, and host of the popular "Wildlife Photography Podcast". We begin discussing African Safaris in Kenya's famed Masai Mara. We cover the Great Migration, river crossings, leopard encounters, and what to expect on a trip to Africa. We then dive into Gerry's experience photographing rare Mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzees, and Polar Bears.

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Episode #32: The Cheetah Whisperer

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In this episode, I interview Erin Vargo, "The Cheetah Whisperer". Erin has been obsessed with cheetahs her whole life and has worked with over 70 individual cats. We discuss her first encounters with cheetahs volunteering for The Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia. We then dive into her work training a cheetah cub named "David" at The Wildlife Safari Park in Oregon. We end our discussion talking about her current seasonal position at The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in the Animal Programs Department. Other fun topics include feeding baby warthogs, meeting Jack Hanna, and a terrifying baboon encounter!

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