Episode #92: Keeper Chat

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In this episode, I have a roundtable discussion with the HILARIOUS Flora & Fauna from the Keeper Chat Podcast. We discuss both of their zoo careers and exciting animals they’ve worked with including big cats, bears, marine mammals, great apes, and penguins. We also answer your submitted zoo-related questions!

WARNING: This episode is rated PG-13!!!

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Episode #86: Quick Bites: Leopard Seals!

These photos were taken in accordance with Marine Mammal Protection Act Permit No: 20599.

These photos were taken in accordance with Marine Mammal Protection Act Permit No: 20599.

In this first-ever edition of “Quick Bites”, I recap some fun facts I learned during my interview with Dr. Doug Krause about Leopard Seals. To hear more and the FULL interview, please check out episode #85: Leopard Seals with Dr. Doug Krause: https://corbinmaxey.com/podcast-1/episode-85-leopard-seals-w-dr-doug-krause

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Episode #85: Leopard Seals w/ Dr. Doug Krause

These photos were taken in accordance with Marine Mammal Protection Act Permit No: 20599

These photos were taken in accordance with Marine Mammal Protection Act Permit No: 20599

In this episode, I interview NOAA scientist and Leopard Seal researcher, Dr. Doug Krause. He specializes in predator/prey interactions of Antarctic species, in particular Leopard Seals and Antarctic Fur Seals. During the interview, he explains how new innovative techniques like attaching “critter cams”, have opened up the once private world of the Antarctic’s most elusive predator. Other topics include traveling to Antartica, penguins, and recent findings about Leopard Seal ecology.

For more information, please visit: https://swfsc.noaa.gov/textblock.aspx?id=551&ParentMenuId=42

Leopard Seal vs. Leopard Seal Video: https://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/expedition-raw/00000155-c096-dc79-aff5-e6ff92320000

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Episode #79: Zookeeper Bryan

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In this episode, I speak with Zookeeper Bryan, a keeper at the Phoenix Zoo. A graduate from the Exotic Animal Training and Management Program at Moorpark College in California, we discuss his experience training a variety of different animals including a lion, baboon, and a Blue Crane! We then discuss his first zoo job working at Zoo Montana. Other topics include zoo critics, animals in captivity, and how zoos are helping to save wild animals.

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Episode #77: Stephanie Arne

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In this episode, I speak with Stephanie Arne. She’s a conservationist, host, and world traveler. We discuss her many adventures with animals including swimming with crocodiles and sharks, filming with condors and tegus, and how she ended up getting her dream job, being a host for Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom’s web series. We also touch base on what it’s like bringing animals on TV and what life is like being a minimalist living in a tiny house.

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Episode #76: NYC Wonderama Recap

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In this episode, I recap my recent trip to NYC to film for the kid’s TV Show, Wonderama. I go over the incredible animals I was able to work with including a porcupine named “Sticker Bush”, an opossum named “Priscilla”, a tortoise named “Dozer”, and a kinkajou named “Cosmo”!

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Episode #75: The Sea Panda

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In this episode, I talk to Dr. Cynthia Smith, the VP and Executive Director of the National Marine Mammal Foundation about the Vaquita, also known as “The Sea Panda”. They are the most endangered marine mammals in the world with only 15 individuals left. It’s not all doom and gloom: We discuss how we can still help save the world’s smallest porpoise.

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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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