Saving Mountain Gorillas

Saving Mountain Gorillas

If you had to guess, how many mountain gorillas do you think remain in the wild today?  For context, there are 7.9 billion humans in the world.  How many mountain gorillas do you think there are?  The answer: just 1,063.  Until recently, there were a...
Why Did The Chicken Cross the Road? To Cool Off!

Why Did The Chicken Cross the Road? To Cool Off!

It is estimated that around 65 billion broiler chickens are consumed by humans every year.  Yet, how much do we really know about them?  Today’s guest is doing fascinating and important research in animal behaviour, particularly chickens.  Dr. Oluwaseun...
Letting Wild Cats be Wild

Letting Wild Cats be Wild

On today’s episode, we are taking a look at wild cats who have found themselves in human hands.  Lions, tigers, lynx, servals, and other species of wild cats can be targets for profiteers running roadside petting zoos or who are filling a demand for exotic pets. ...
Animals in the news

Animals in the news

Today’s episode is a brief one to touch base on some current news items and to tell you about some of the great episodes we have coming up.  We start with the recent heartbreaking story from Dallas, Texas where a little two year old boy was mauled by a coyote...
Why we need to stop killing animals for fashion

Why we need to stop killing animals for fashion

Why is anyone still wearing fur despite the decades of protests against this practice? Unless you live in a remote community in which fur is used in the context of living responsibly off the land and as part of your culture, you don’t need it for warmth. ...

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