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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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Episodes

Episode #59: The Elephant Sanctuary

3/11/2019
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In this episode, I interview Todd Montgomery from The Elephant Sanctuary, located in Hohenwald, Tennessee. Since 1995, the sanctuary has been home to 28 elephants retired from zoos and circuses. We discuss the difference between Asian and African Elephants. We then cover the early beginnings of elephants in captivity, life in the circus, and how perceptions of elephants in entertainment have changed in society. For more information, please visit: www.elephants.com Shirley and Jenny: Two...

Duration:01:03:52

Episode #58: Saving Mountain Gorillas

3/4/2019
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In this episode, I interview Dr. Tara Stoinski, the chief scientist and CEO of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund. For more information: https://gorillafund.org Follow Corbin Maxey YouTube: https://goo.gl/ZbuBnR Instagram: https://goo.gl/NDYWFF Twitter: https://goo.gl/F4zVfN Facebook: https://goo.gl/ZsE1SP

Duration:00:51:20

Episode #57: Searching For Sasquatch

2/25/2019
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In this episode, I interview Dr. Jeff Meldrum. He’s a professor of Anatomy & Anthropology at Idaho State University. He’s also one of the world’s leading authorities on Sasquatch. We discuss his early fascination and what led him to risk his academic career to prove Sasquatch exists. We also answer your questions. Why have there never been bodies found? What about bones? What are the common characteristics of a Sasquatch sighting? His experience being featured on “Finding Bigfoot” & “Monster...

Duration:01:35:41

Episode #56: Challenger The Bald Eagle

2/11/2019
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In this episode, I interview eagle trainer Laura Sterbens and “Challenger”, the world’s most famous Bald Eagle from The American Eagle Foundation. For more information, please visit www.eagles.org Follow American Eagle Foundation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmericanEagleFoundation Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AEFeagles/ Follow Corbin Maxey YouTube: https://goo.gl/ZbuBnR Instagram: https://goo.gl/NDYWFF Twitter: https://goo.gl/F4zVfN Facebook: https://goo.gl/ZsE1SP

Duration:01:04:11

Episode #55: ZooKeeper Rick

2/5/2019
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In this episode, I interview San Diego Zoo Spokesperson, ZooKeeper Rick. We discuss Rick’s unique journey and the steps it took him to land his dream job. For more information, please visit www.zookeeperrick.com Follow Rick on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zookeeperrick/ Follow Corbin Maxey YouTube: https://goo.gl/ZbuBnR Instagram: https://goo.gl/NDYWFF Twitter: https://goo.gl/F4zVfN Facebook: https://goo.gl/ZsE1SP

Duration:01:24:41

Episode #54: Today Show Recap

1/28/2019
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In this episode, I recap my recent appearance on “The Today Show”. Topics include a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like the morning of, working with the animals, New York pizza, and attending a “Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon” taping. Follow Corbin Maxey YouTube: https://goo.gl/ZbuBnR Instagram: https://goo.gl/NDYWFF Twitter: https://goo.gl/F4zVfN Facebook: https://goo.gl/ZsE1SP

Duration:00:26:48

Episode #53: Today Show Announcement

1/22/2019
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In this episode, I share exciting details about my upcoming Today Show appearance with Kathie Lee and Hoda, airing Thursday, January 24th! Follow Corbin Maxey YouTube: https://goo.gl/ZbuBnR Instagram: https://goo.gl/NDYWFF Twitter: https://goo.gl/F4zVfN Facebook: https://goo.gl/ZsE1SP

Duration:00:18:07

Episode #52: Mark O'Shea The Legend

1/16/2019
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In this episode, I interview famous herpetologist, photographer, author, lecturer, and TV personality, Mark O’Shea. Mark’s been working with reptiles and traveling the world for over five decades, We begin discussing Mark’s early childhood and his first encounter with a snake. We then dive into his extensive work with venomous snakes, including two close encounters, one of which almost took his life. We then discuss his path to television and his adventures around the world. Order Mark’s...

Duration:02:00:57

Episode #52: Mark O'Shea the Legend

1/14/2019
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In this episode, I interview famous herpetologist, photographer, author, lecturer, and TV personality, Mark O’Shea. Mark’s been working with reptiles and traveling the world for over five decades, We begin discussing Mark’s early childhood and his first encounter with a snake. We then dive into his extensive work with venomous snakes, including two close encounters, one of which almost took his life. We then discuss his path to television and his adventures around the world. Order Mark’s...

Duration:01:55:17

Episode #51: Aussie Keeper Chat

1/7/2019
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In this episode, I interview Brandon and Dan, both keepers at the Australian Reptile Park. We discuss their early beginnings including their time working at the Australia Zoo alongside the Irwin’s. Other topics include close encounters with crocodiles, cuddling koalas, and walking Komodo Dragons! Follow Zoo Keeper Dan on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zookeeper_dan/ Follow Brandon on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brandon_troy_gifford__/ Follow Corbin Maxey YouTube:...

Duration:00:54:36

Episode #50: 2018 Recap

12/27/2018
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In this special end-of-the-year episode, I go over highlights of 2018. Follow Corbin Maxey YouTube: https://goo.gl/ZbuBnR Instagram: https://goo.gl/NDYWFF Twitter: https://goo.gl/F4zVfN Facebook: https://goo.gl/ZsE1SP

Duration:00:39:58

Episode #49: Dr. Doolittle

12/17/2018
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In the season two premiere of “Animals To The MAX”, I interview animal communicator and pet psychic, Val Heart, also known as The Real Dr. Doolittle. We discuss her early beginnings and first animal communication experience with a mare. We then discuss skeptics and how we can all better communicate with our pets. For more information about Val: https://www.valheart.com Follow Corbin Maxey YouTube: https://goo.gl/ZbuBnR Instagram: https://goo.gl/NDYWFF Twitter:...

Duration:00:50:58

Episode #48: BEST OF One Year Anniversary Show

12/10/2018
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In this special edition episode for the “Animals To The MAX” one-year-anniversary, I feature highlights from interviews with animal experts, conservationists, rehabilitators, authors, TV Hosts, podcasters, biologists, zoologists, and more! Follow Corbin Maxey YouTube: https://goo.gl/ZbuBnR Instagram: https://goo.gl/NDYWFF Twitter: https://goo.gl/F4zVfN Facebook: https://goo.gl/ZsE1SP

Duration:02:01:11

Episode #47: 10 Fascinating Facts About The Redwoods

11/19/2018
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In this special edition episode, I discuss my recent trip to the giant Redwoods and go over 10 fascinating facts about them. Follow Corbin Maxey YouTube: https://goo.gl/ZbuBnR Instagram: https://goo.gl/NDYWFF Twitter: https://goo.gl/F4zVfN Facebook: https://goo.gl/ZsE1SP

Duration:00:19:44

Episode #46 Penguins & Elephant Seals

11/5/2018
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In this interview, I talk to Camille Le Guen who is currently finishing up her PHD work on African Penguins and the effects of overfishing. We discuss her early beginnings studying the Little Blue Penguins in Australia. We then cover her experience living on South Georgia Island (north of Antartica) studying penguins and elephant seals. We finish up with her current work with the endangered African Penguins in South Africa. Follow Camille on Facebook:...

Duration:00:46:06

Episode #45: The Batman

10/29/2018
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Animals to the MAX is back and all-new just in time for Halloween with “Batman”, Joe D’Angeli. Joe has been working with bats for over 25 years and currently runs the WILD Life Conservation and Education Center home to over 40 bats in Garfield, New Jersey. We discuss Joe’s early passion for bats and how that led him to acquire his first one 25 years ago. Joe also covers common misconceptions people have about bats and the benefits they provide. Other topics include bat intelligence,...

Duration:01:12:27

Episode #44: Biology, Botany, & A Botfly

9/19/2018
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In this episode, I interview Richard Rachman, a current undergraduate researcher at California State University. We discuss Richard’s extensive experience in the field and go over highlights, including the time he brought a botfly back home with him in Ecuador! Follow Richard on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/a_wandering_ecologist/ Follow Corbin Maxey YouTube: https://goo.gl/ZbuBnR Instagram: https://goo.gl/NDYWFF Twitter: https://goo.gl/F4zVfN Facebook: https://goo.gl/ZsE1SP

Duration:00:53:43

Episode #43: Urban Caracal Project

9/12/2018
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In this episode, I interview Dr. Laurel Serieys, the founder of The Urban Caracal Project, a unique study currently looking at the effects of urbanization on caracal populations in South Africa. We begin discussing Dr. Serieys work with bobcats and cougars in Los Angeles and how that led her to Africa. We then dive into the elusive life of the caracal and how they adapt to life in the city, including the habit of preying on pets, in particular domestic cats. We end the discussion on how...

Duration:00:39:31

Episode #42: Wild Cats

9/4/2018
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In this episode, I interview Marion Holmes from the Cat Conservation Trust based out of South Africa. We discuss Africa's lesser known felines and what the trust is doing to help raise awareness about these small cats. In particular we talk about the African Black-footed Cat, the smallest and rarest of the African cats. Don't let its small size fool you: These cats are tenacious little predators that desperately need our help! For more information, please visit:...

Duration:00:32:22

Episode #41: Elephants with Dr. Cynthia Moss

8/28/2018
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In this episode, I sit down with one of the world's most famous elephant researchers, Dr. Cynthia Moss. Dr. Moss has been studying wild elephants in Africa for over 40 years. In 1972, Dr. Moss started the Amboseli Elephant Research Project, the longest running study of elephants to date. In this interview, we discuss elephant behavior, intelligence, social structure, empathy, and current threats they face in the wild. Other topics include the famous elephant "Echo", Dr. Moss's favorite...

Duration:00:51:50