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The Wildlife Tourist is a podcast for animal lovers. On each episode, we discuss a different destination popular for seeing wildlife or different ways you can interact with animals abroad. The Wildlife Tourist only features ethical and responsible wildlife tourism, and has a big focus on preserving the planet we call home.

The Wildlife Tourist is a podcast for animal lovers. On each episode, we discuss a different destination popular for seeing wildlife or different ways you can interact with animals abroad. The Wildlife Tourist only features ethical and responsible wildlife tourism, and has a big focus on preserving the planet we call home.
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United Kingdom

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The Wildlife Tourist is a podcast for animal lovers. On each episode, we discuss a different destination popular for seeing wildlife or different ways you can interact with animals abroad. The Wildlife Tourist only features ethical and responsible wildlife tourism, and has a big focus on preserving the planet we call home.

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@yokomeshiuk

Language:

English


Episodes

3: Elephant Tourism in Thailand and South East Asia with Lucy Ruthnum

12/12/2018
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In today's episode I talk to Lucy Ruthnum about Elephant Tourism with a particular focus on South East Asia. We cover the different ways elephants are being used in tourism across Asia and the damaging effects it is having on them as a species. We talk about how you can responsibly see elephants in Thailand, including where to volunteer with Elephants as well as how you can spread the message to prevent other travellers funding these unethical and cruel elephant practices. **Places mentioned...

Duration:00:48:51

2: Rhino Conservation in Africa with Worldwide Experience

11/26/2018
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In this episode I speak to Taryn from Worldwide Experience about the incredible trips they offer in Africa and across the globe. I took a trip with Worldwide Experience in 2017 which was nothing short of incredible, I really support them and what they stand for as a company with responsible and sustainable tourism. We also have a big chat about the current rhino crisis across Africa as well as a heart warming chat about rhino conservation. If you would like to find out how you can book a...

Duration:00:46:48

1: Voluntourism and The Canned Hunting Trade in South Africa

11/2/2018
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In today’s episode I talk to Steph Noble, a regular volunteer in various parts of the world and a lover of big cats. Since discovering her passion for wildlife conservation, Steph has sought out opportunities to further her knowledge and experience in the field, as well as use the opportunity to see more of the world. This episode was recorded during a press trip to Lionsrock Big Cat Sanctuary and Lodge where I met Steph as she was currently volunteering there. We discuss all things...

Duration:00:14:33