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The mission of the All Creatures Podcast is to educate listeners on the diverse animals that share our planet. We are in the midst of the Earth’s Six Mass Extinction and many animals need our help if they are to survive. Listen to hosts Chris and Angie share their knowledge on a diverse cadre of species including mammals, birds, fish, insects and many others. Learn about how these animals live, where they are from, what they eat, and what issues they are facing in trying to survive. Share your knowledge with others. Together we can make a difference.

The mission of the All Creatures Podcast is to educate listeners on the diverse animals that share our planet. We are in the midst of the Earth’s Six Mass Extinction and many animals need our help if they are to survive. Listen to hosts Chris and Angie share their knowledge on a diverse cadre of species including mammals, birds, fish, insects and many others. Learn about how these animals live, where they are from, what they eat, and what issues they are facing in trying to survive. Share your knowledge with others. Together we can make a difference.
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The mission of the All Creatures Podcast is to educate listeners on the diverse animals that share our planet. We are in the midst of the Earth’s Six Mass Extinction and many animals need our help if they are to survive. Listen to hosts Chris and Angie share their knowledge on a diverse cadre of species including mammals, birds, fish, insects and many others. Learn about how these animals live, where they are from, what they eat, and what issues they are facing in trying to survive. Share your knowledge with others. Together we can make a difference.

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English

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352-512-8074


Episodes

Episode 79: Cassowary, Called a Living Dinosaur

3/19/2019
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One of the largest birds on Earth, the Cassowary is a flagship species for the rain forests in which they live. Impressive animals that serve a critical ecological role to both Australia and Papua New Guinea. Show notes HERE

Duration:01:06:55

Episode 78: How Romeo Found His Juliet with Dr. Robin Moore from Global Wildlife Conservation

3/14/2019
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Romeo, the Sehuencas water frog , was though to be the last of his species. Yet, scientists like Dr. Robin Moore teamed up to give this species hope. Global Wildlife Conservation led an effort to travel to the cloud forests of Bolivia to find other Sehuencas water frogs and lo and behold, they found Romeo his Juliet. Shoe notes are HERE

Duration:00:59:08

Episode 77: A Giant that's an Anteater

3/5/2019
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A species many forget, the Giant Anteater when seen captures many hearts. Sadly, the Giant Anteater population is in serious decline and may be heading towards extinction. Their story highlights the plight of many animals in South America. Show notes HERE

Duration:01:07:18

Episode 76: It Regenerates, It's the Axolotl

2/26/2019
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One of nature’s most amazing creatures, the Axolotl, has the ability to regenerate lost limbs and other body tissues. Sadly, these amphibians are almost extinct in the wild, and scientists are racing to discover its secrets, secrets that could benefit humans and other species. Show notes HERE

Duration:00:58:53

Episode 75: The Magnificent Mountain Gorilla Part II

2/19/2019
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We return with more on Gorillas and their conservation. You can read more HERE from our first episode. Show notes HERE

Duration:01:11:44

Episode 74: Gorilla Conservation with Ron Evans Cincinnati Zoo

2/14/2019
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Ron Evans has worked at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden since 1984 as a keeper, supervisor and is currently the Curator of Primates. We spend a captivating hour learning about his work here in the United States and in the wilds of Africa, fighting to preserve these great apes. Show notes HERE

Duration:00:59:48

Episode 73: The Magnificent Mountain Gorilla, Part I

2/12/2019
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When you look at the face of a Mountain Gorilla, you are looking back at our own reflection. Gorilla DNA matches 98.4% of humans, and only the Chimpanzee is a tad closer (we share 98.8% DNA). One of our closest relatives, Mountain Gorillas were almost on the brink of extinction, but are now slowly recovering with a focused conservation plan and with the help of ecotourism. We are dividing this episode into two parts so we can dive deeper into the data of the Mountain Gorilla.

Duration:00:50:12

Episode 72: Pika Who? Ili Pika, that's Who!

2/5/2019
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Without doubt, the Pika (pie – ka) is one of the most charismatic mammals on Earth. The Ile (ee-lee) Pika from China is endangered and has just been recently been spotted after an absence of nearly 20 years. Listen to learn more about why this species is so special and also critical to science. Show notes HERE

Duration:01:06:25

Episode 71: World Wildlife Fund Elephant Specialist Nilanga Jayasinghe

1/29/2019
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Nilanga Jayasinghe is a senior program officer for Wildlife Conservation at WWF and focuses on Asian species, particularly elephants, rhinos, tigers and snow leopards. She has more than 15 years of extensive experience in international species conservation and has worked on conservation issues across the board in Asia, Africa and North America. We are extremely fortunate to spend an hour with her talking about her work in conservation. Show notes HERE

Duration:00:45:34

Episode 70: Saltys From Down Under, AKA Saltwater Crocodiles

1/22/2019
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The Saltwater Crocodile is another iconic species to Australia. This largest reptile in the world has earned a fearsome reputation, but when left alone, they serve a critical role as a top predator in their areas of the world. Show notes HERE

Duration:01:10:30

Episode 69: Zoo Talk with Bethany Bingham, President of AAZK

1/17/2019
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Bethany Bingham is currently the President of the Board of Directors for the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK). She discussed with us about her work in animal conservation and how the AAZk helps and educate zoo keepers from all over the world. Show notes HERE

Duration:00:52:38

Episode 68: Immortal, is forever, Jellyfish

1/15/2019
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Jellyfish are some of the most ancient animals on Earth. One of the most peculiar is the Immortal Jellyfish. This jellyfish theoretically can live forever due to their incredible physiology and adaptations. Show notes HERE

Duration:01:04:26

Episode 67: Hmm, Hummingbirds

1/8/2019
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A charismatic bird, Hummingbirds are unique animals native to the Americas. These fast fliers have incredible physiological adaptations that give them the ability to conduct their aerial acrobatics. Sadly, over 10% of all Hummingbird species are threatened with extinction. Show notes HERE

Duration:01:07:23

Episode 66: Sea Turtle Conservation w/Breanna Ondich

1/3/2019
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Ms. Breanna (Bre) Ondich works as a Research Specialist for the Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island, Georgia in the United States. We had a wonderful discussion on her work and research in conserving sea turtles from around the world. Show notes are HERE

Duration:00:48:58

Episode 65: Saving Sea Turtles

12/31/2018
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Sea Turtles are beloved creatures from the ocean. Popular all over the world for their grace and beauty, these animals continue to captivate us. However, they are in peril and a species we need to learn as much as possible to ensure their survival. Show notes HERE

Duration:01:13:17

Episode 64: Narwhals, Unicorns of the Sea

12/18/2018
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Once thought to be a mythical creature, the Narwhal (Monodon monoceros), or unicorn of the sea, is a whale that lives on top of the world. These amazing ocean dwelling mammals are known for their single long tusk that lives around and often under the sea ice. Show notes HERE

Duration:01:05:12

Episode 63: Panda Conservation and Care with Michael Brown-Palsgrove

12/13/2018
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As curator of Asia Trail and giant pandas at the Smithsonian National Zoo, Michael Brown-Palsgrove directs the care of sloth bears, clouded leopards, fishing cats, Asian small-clawed otters, red pandas and giant pandas. He leads a team of 10 animal care staff in the management of these exhibits. He provides us with incredible insight into the care, conservation and management of Giant Pandas. Show notes HERE

Duration:00:56:32

Episode 62: Popular as a Panda

12/11/2018
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The Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) is one of the most iconic, endearing, and amazing animals that has captured hearts all over the world. They have an interesting history and unique physiology for being a bear that eats only vegetation. While their numbers are increasing, and China has put a priority on the preservation of this species, they still need our help. Show notes HERE

Duration:01:15:09

Episode 61: Almost Gone, the African Wild Ass

12/4/2018
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In honor of Chris’s book, we are launching our second year with a personal favorite to both of us, the Somali Wild Ass. The African Wild Asses are the wild counterparts to the world’s domestic donkeys. The Somali Wild Ass is the last remaining subspecies and is critically endangered with only 300 animals left worldwide. The Handbook of Horses and Donkeys (Amazon-US) The Handbook of Horses and Donkeys (5M) Show notes HERE

Duration:01:15:46

Episode 60: Spectacularly Spooky, the Vampire Bat

10/30/2018
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Absolutely terrifying in appearance and behavior, yet one of the most incredibly adapted mammals on our planet. The Vampire Bat has some incredible physiology that has been adapted over millions of year. They are the only mammal that survives on a diet entirely of blood. Show notes HERE Please consider visiting our Patreon page HERE.

Duration:01:01:26