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The Animals To The Max Podcast is about animals and the people who dedicate their lives to them. Hosted by nationally recognized animal expert Corbin Maxey (Today Show, Tonight Show, Late Night) each episode will feature a guest that works in an animal-related field and explore their passion and adventures while working with animals.

The Animals To The Max Podcast is about animals and the people who dedicate their lives to them. Hosted by nationally recognized animal expert Corbin Maxey (Today Show, Tonight Show, Late Night) each episode will feature a guest that works in an animal-related field and explore their passion and adventures while working with animals.

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The Animals To The Max Podcast is about animals and the people who dedicate their lives to them. Hosted by nationally recognized animal expert Corbin Maxey (Today Show, Tonight Show, Late Night) each episode will feature a guest that works in an animal-related field and explore their passion and adventures while working with animals.

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@corbinmaxey

Language:

English


Episodes

Zookeeper Sierra: Pygmy Hippos, Okapis, & Rhinos!

8/8/2022
What is it like to be a zookeeper? Could you imagine caring for rhinos, pygmy hippos, and okapi? In this episode of the Animals to the Max Podcast, I chat with Zookeeper Sierra. Sierra works at the Tanganyika Wildlife Park in Goddard, Kansas. We discuss Sierra’s zookeeper journey, tips for anyone wanting to break into the field, and fun behind-the-scenes stories working with rhinos, hippos, and okapi! Follow Sierra on TikTok Listen to the Afer-Show! Book Corbin Maxey on Cameo! Follow...

Duration:00:50:37

Caring For Over 200 Rescued Alligators!

6/30/2022
In this episode, I chat with Angelina Kelly from the Critchlow Alligator Sanctuary in Athens, Michigan. Angelina and her family care for over 200 rescued alligators. We discuss alligator husbandry, alligators in the pet trade, how they keep the alligators warm in Michigan’s harsh winters, and out-of-the-box ways they make alligator ponds! Website: www.AlligatorSanctuary.com TikTok: alligator_sanctuary Instagram: Alligator_sanctuary YouTube:...

Duration:00:50:51

How To Survive A Venomous Snake Bite

6/14/2022
What happens if you are bit by a venomous snake? How does antivenom work? How can you avoid being bitten? On this week’s Animals to the Max Podcast, I’m joined with Thad Bowan, a firefighter paramedic who also works at the Alligator Adventure Park in North Myrtle Beach in South Carolina. Last year, Thad treated a patient who was bit by a highly venomous Gaboon Viper. Listen to the incredible story! E-mail Thad if you have any questions: thad@alligatoradventure.com Listen to the...

Duration:00:42:04

Why Am I Alive? Author Recalls Terrifying Encounter with Great White Shark!

5/23/2022
On this episode of the Animals To The Max Podcast, I speak with author of the new book, Why Am I Alive, Paul Woyak. Paul describes his experience with a massive 20 foot White Shark off the coast of California. Order “Why Am I Alive” Book Listen to the Afer-Show! Book Corbin Maxey on Cameo! Follow Corbin Maxey Website: https://corbinmaxey.com YouTube: https://goo.gl/ZbuBnR TikTok: https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdr5n2Hh/ Instagram: https://goo.gl/NDYWFF Facebook:...

Duration:00:40:50

Rare Sumatran Rhino Born! EXCLUSIVE Interview!

5/2/2022
In this episode of the Animals To The Max Podcast, I get an EXCLUSIVE interview with the International Rhino Foundation about the rare birth of a Sumatran Rhino! I speak with Nina Fascione, the executive director about the exciting news. There are fewer than 80 Sumatran Rhinos left on the planet, so this is a milestone birth for a species on the brink of extinction. Learn all about Sumatran Rhinos and why they are difficult to breed under human care. Support the International Rhino...

Duration:00:42:56

Alligators Making Headlines with Chris Gillette

3/30/2022
On the show today, I talk with my buddy and alligator expert Chris Gillette. Chris has been working with alligators for 20 years. We discuss recent stories where alligators have made headlines and debunk myths about them. I also ask Chris his expert opinion on whether or not I should introduce my two alligators, Soni and Chompers! Listen to the after-show! Follow Chris on Instagram Follow Chris on Facebook Follow Chris TikTok Subscribe to Chris on YouTube Book Corbin Maxey on...

Duration:00:48:47

Camel Escapes Petting Zoo and Kills Two People: My Thoughts

3/14/2022
In this episode I give my thoughts on a recent event in Tennessee where a camel escaped a petting zoo and killed two people. Are camels naturally aggressive? Have they killed people before? Was this a FREAK accident? Here is my take on this unfortunate event. Support the show on Patreon! Book Corbin Maxey on Cameo! Follow Corbin Maxey Website: https://corbinmaxey.com YouTube: https://goo.gl/ZbuBnR TikTok: https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdr5n2Hh/ Instagram: https://goo.gl/NDYWFF Facebook:...

Duration:00:14:43

Deer Overpopulation: Is It A Problem?

2/28/2022
Deer populations are exploding all over North America. Is this a serious problem? On this week’s “Animals To The Max”, I chat with Eve Bishop, host of the new podcast, Deer Humans. Eve chats about growing up in the Hamptons and how deer populations are causing a serious rift within the community. Listen to the After-Show! Listen to Deer Humans Eve’s Website Follow Eve on Instagram Book Corbin Maxey on Cameo! Follow Corbin Maxey Website: https://corbinmaxey.com YouTube:...

Duration:00:38:01

The Big Cat People: Jonathan and Angela Scott

2/21/2022
Today I chat with award-winning photographers, naturalists, conservationists, and authors Jonathan and Angela Scott. They are best known for their work in Kenya’s Masai Mara where they have filmed countless television programs including BBC’s Big Cat Diary and Animal Planet’s Big Cat Tales. They have lived amongst lions, leopards, and cheetahs for over 40 years. Listen to the After-Show! Follow Jonathan and Angela Scott Facebook Instagram YouTube Channel Twitter Buy Jonathan and...

Duration:01:18:40

Sharkey: When Sea Lions Were The Stars Of Show Business

2/14/2022
In this episode I speak with Gary Bohan, the author of the new book Sharkey: When Sea Lions Were The Stars Of Show Business . Gary talks about how his great grandfather trained perhaps one of the most famous sea lions in history, Sharkey. The interview is a retrospective look at animal training and a walk down memory lane. You don’t want to miss out on this incredible story! Listen to the after-show! Follow Gary Pre-Order Gary’s new book! Website Facebook Twitter Book Corbin Maxey on...

Duration:00:51:18

Groundhogs!

2/1/2022
In this episode of the Animals To The Max Podcast, we chat about Groundhogs just in time for Groundhog Day! John Pollpeter, a lead naturalist for the Woodlands Nature Station in Kentucky, shares fun groundhog facts, explains why we celebrate Groundhog Day, and tells us what it’s like working with a groundhog named Clover! Listen to the After-Show! Follow Woodlands Nature Station! Facebook Instagram Twitter Website Book Corbin Maxey on Cameo! Follow Corbin Maxey Website:...

Duration:00:48:15

How To Start A Wildlife Education Company

1/26/2022
In this episode of the Animals To The Max Podcast, I sit-down with my friend Colin Langenderfer, owner of Crosstown Exotics based in Chicago. Colin started Crosstown exotics, a wildlife education company, 10 years ago. He gives advice to anyone interested in starting their own company. We also go into the pros and cons of working with animals and embarrassing stories from the road. You don’t want to miss it! Listen to the After-Show! Follow Crosstown Exotics on Instagram Follow Crosstown...

Duration:01:07:54

Bonobos: The Forgotten Apes

1/17/2022
In this episode of the Animals To The Max Podcast, we talk about Bonobos, the forgotten apes found in the Congo! I chat with Fanny Minesi and Cintia Garai from the organization, Friends Of Bonobos Of The Congo. Did you know bonobos are our closet living relative? Or that they differ from chimpanzees in many ways? Learn all about these rare animals in this EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW! Listen to the after-show! Visit Bonobos.org for more information! Donate To Friends Of Bonobos Follow Friends Of...

Duration:00:58:57

Should YOU Book A Trip To Africa?

1/10/2022
In this episode of the Animals To The Max Podcast, I speak with zookeeper Jawnie and zookeeper Andie about their recent trip to Kenya! Jawnie and Andie discuss their visits to Kenya’s top safari parks including Amboseli, Samburu, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, and The Masai Mara National Reserve. They discuss wild encounters with lions, leopards, cheetahs, hornbills, hyenas, rhinos, and elephants. If you’re interested in booking a trip to Africa, THIS is the podcast for you! Listen to the...

Duration:01:24:48

What It's Like Running A Wildlife Rehab with Erica Miller!

1/3/2022
In this episode of the Animals To The Max Podcast, I speak with Erica Miller, the owner and founder of Erica Miller Wildlife Rehab in Dayton, Ohio. Erica rescued nearly 2,000 animals in 2021 alone. She is one of the few people in Ohio to have a license to take in fawns, raccoons, opossums, skunks, foxes, and variety of different animals. If you’re interested in what it’s like running a wildlife rescue, THIS is the podcast for YOU! Join us for the After-Show Ways you can help/follow...

Duration:00:51:15

12 Things I Learned In 2021: End Of Year Recap BONUS Episode!

12/30/2021
In this BONUS Episode of the Animals To The Max Podcast, I go over the 2021 calendar year and go over a lesson I learned from each month. I also recap highlights and accomplishments with the animals. Thanks for listening and Happy New Year! Join us on Patreon! Follow Corbin Maxey Website: https://corbinmaxey.com YouTube: https://goo.gl/ZbuBnR TikTok: https://vm.tiktok.com/prvYxR/ Instagram: https://goo.gl/NDYWFF Facebook: https://goo.gl/ZsE1SP Twitter: https://goo.gl/F4zVfN

Duration:00:48:27

Montana & Idaho's Fight Against Wolves

12/27/2021
In this episode, I chat with Jeff Ewelt, the executive director of Zoo Montana about one of the planet’s most misunderstood animals; WOLVES. Jeff discusses the recent bills passed to eliminate 90% of the wolves in Idaho and 80% of the wolves in Montana. He discusses why wolves are important and why we need to start speaking up for them. Sign a petition to re-list Gray Wolves Follow Jeff The Nature Guy on Instagram Follow Zoo Montana on Instagram Follow Corbin Maxey Website:...

Duration:00:41:26

Aussie Snake Catchers!

12/13/2021
In this episode of the Animals To The Max Podcast, I speak with Chris Soul, a snake wrangler and cast member of the Nat Geo Show, Aussie Snake Wranglers. Chris talks about what it’s like wrangling some of the most dangerous snakes in the world, including Eastern Brown Snakes and Red-bellied Black Snake. Chris also talks about his work at the famous Australia Zoo working with Saltwater Crocodiles! Listen to the after-show! Follow Chris on Instagram Follow Aussie Snake Wranglers on...

Duration:00:52:19

Outdoor Explorer, Animal Lover, & Author Julie Henry

11/24/2021
In this episode of the Animals To The Max Podcast, I chat with Author and former zoo and aquarium senior leader, Julie Henry. Julie’s new book, Wisdom from the Wild: The Nine Unbreakable Laws of Leadership from the Animal Kingdom, comes out THIS January! Julie discusses her career working at various zoos and aquariums across the country and advice for anyone wanting to pursue a career in the animal care field. She also explains how we can learn from Naked Mole-rats, giraffes, and even...

Duration:00:48:59

Reptacular Animals!

11/16/2021
In this episode of the Animals To The Max Podcast, I speak with Jennifer Lagusker, owner of Reptacular Animals based in Los Angeles. Jennifer, her husband, and staff take care of over 200 animals on a 15 acre ranch outside of LA. It’s home to many reptiles and other exotics including a camel and a zebra! Listen to the after-show! Follow Reptacular Animals on Instagram Reptacular Animals on Facebook Reptacular Animals website Follow Corbin Maxey Website:...

Duration:00:49:16