In the Season 1 Finale of The Wild Life, Devon and Richard expose the mystery of metamorphosis, what happens inside the chrysalis, whether or not a butterfly remembers or a caterpillar knows, destroy the metamorphosis metaphor, and build it anew, all with the help of Dr. Martha Weiss of Georgetown University.
Category: Insects and Arachnids, The Podcast, The Wild Life BlogTags: biology, bugs, butterfly, caterpillar, change, chrysalos, cocoon, devon bowker, devonthenatureguy, Education, Insects, life history, metamorphosis, moth, naturalist, nature, podcast, reinvention, richard bowker, science, thewildlife, wildlife
This week, we have a story from Richard Bowker, co-host of The Wild Life, about his trip to Enchanted Rock.
Category: The Wild Life Blog, TWL Hiking ClubTags: adventure, caves, chelsea bowker, discover, enchanted rock, Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, environment, explore, hiking, hiking adventures, natural area, pink granite, richard bowker, rock, teacherwhohikes, texas, things to do near san antonio, thisiswhywehike, trail, TWL, TWL Hiking Club, twlhikingclub tuesday, twlhikingclubtuesday, wander, wanderlust, west texas, wild, wilderness, wildernessculture
In this episode, Devon and Richard go on a totally real, not-recorded-indoors, time travel adventure to explore the life history of the busiest mammal out there—the beaver.
Category: Animals, Mammals, The Podcast, The Wild Life BlogTags: #AnimalSoundOfTheWeek, Animal sound of the week, animals, beaver, beaver dam, beaver lodge, biodiversity, biology, boundary waters, bwca, coexist, devon bowker, ecology, environment, leave it to beavers, minnesota, naturalism, naturalist, nature, podcast, richard bowker, science, voyageur, wildlife
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.