Category: The Wild Life Blog

S1E3 Myth-Understood: Busting Bat Myths

This week, we are going off format in the first of an intermittent series we are calling Myth-Understood in which we explore commonly believed myths about different misunderstood animals and examine the truth behind the legends. This week we focus on an animal that has been the victim of superstition and fear for thousands of years.

Hoarfrost: How this fern-like frost forms

This fern-like frost adorning every branch is called hoarfrost. 

The Least Weasel is the Most Extra

Don’t let that cute little face fool you. The carnivorous Least Weasel is fierce, eating up to 60% of its body weight in food per day.

S1E1: Spectrum

Find out how to resolve conflicts peacefully, answer the age old question “Do dogs really see in black and white?”, explore vision in the animal kingdom, and tell you all about the most amazing animal ever: the mantis shrimp.

S1E1: Love and Loneliness

In S1E1, Devon and Richard tell the story of Nigel “No Mates” the lonely Gannet, explore the reason behind a massive crab migration, and share this weeks Animal Sound of the Week!

Season 1 of The Wild Life coming soon. Here’s what to expect.

As 2018 gets going, so are we, and we need your help! Part of our show is answering questions from our listeners— anything from “what’s up with worms?” to “how are snakes so fast?”, or “how come penguins can’t fly but Porgs can?!” — usually with the help of an expert. In order to do that, we need your questions.

It’s Asian Lady Beetle-Mania!

The Asian Lady Beetles are back with a vengeance for their annual autumn invasion.

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