Amazing Wildlife: A San Diego Zoo Podcast

Amazing Wildlife: A San Diego Zoo Podcast

Did you know that in the world of elephants the females are the ones in charge? Or that a grizzly bear's bite is strong enough to crush a bowling ball? Amazing Wildlife gives a behind-the-scenes look inside the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park to gain insight on rare species and to explore the ongoing conservation efforts to save endangered wildlife no matter how big or small. Join us as hosts Rick Schwartz and Ebone Monet transport listeners around the globe to highlight the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance’s collaborative efforts with local communities to drive positive change for the future of animals and plants. Through one-of-a-kind stories, you’ll hear what it takes to create a healthy next chapter for not only wildlife, but also for the people that share their habitats.

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November 26, 2021 13 min

BBBBRRRRRR it's cold in here! In this episode, Amazing Wildlife analyzes the behavior of the polar bear and explains the tools these creatures use to survive in the extreme weather conditions of the Arctic. Hosts Ebone and Rick discuss the parents' roles in raising cubs, how polar bears hunt for food, and the dangers of studying such a big animal. The hosts answer a question from a young listener about why polar bears are (...

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For the very first episode, Amazing Wildlife explores the gender roles of African Savanna elephants, their responsibilities in the herd, and demystifies the structure of the elephant trunk. Host Rick Schwartz explains how we can distinguish between an African forest elephant, an African savanna elephant, and an Asian elephant. Host Ebone Monet sits down with the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance CEO Paul Baribault to find out how the...

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Welcome to Amazing Wildlife, a production from iHeart Radio and the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance! Get a behind-the-scenes look inside the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park to gain insight on rare species and to explore the ongoing conservation efforts to save endangered wildlife no matter how big or small. Join hosts Rick Schwartz and Ebone Monet as they highlight the organization's collaborative efforts to drive p...

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