Danny Mendez

Urban Jungles Radio


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Urban Jungles Radio is a cutting edge radio/podcast program that explores various topics in reptile, amphibian and vertebrate care. We feature celebrity guests, musical parodies, and hard hitting news topics. Join your host Danny Mendez, a Zoologist with a rich background in the professional zoological world as he explores various topics of interest and brings you the best interviews from all over the world. Urban Jungles Radio is LIVE every Friday night (More or less...) at 10pm. Be sure to join our facebook page for instant alerts on upcoming shows and guests as well as limited offers.

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As you put those sneakers on today make sure you are aware of what brands are conributing to the mass slaughter of kangaroos for the leather industry. We'll explore exactly which companies are contributing to one of the largest inhumane... more

Join your host Danny Mendez and his trusty wingman Andy V as we delve into what will hopefully be the final chapters of the Seaway Serpentarium custody battle. Join as as we spak to both sides of the issue and hopefully come to some... more

Join Urban Jungles Radio as we pay tribute to one of the greatest Herpetological & Medical Pioneers of our time Bill Haast. Mr Haast passed away last week but his legacy will live on forever and we want to celebrate him on UJR! Listen as... more

Join your BeastMaster Danny Mendez & his wingman Andy as we delve back into rattlesnakes both the good and the bad. Although this is a topic we've explored before I can't ignore it because this is the time of the year when... more

Join Danny & his wingman for another ground breaking episode when we present Raabia Haawia "Bush Babe" and Wildlife Warrior. Raabia tells us what it's like to take down poachers and look damn good doing it! Then later we'll try to break... more

Not many creatures still alive & roaming the planet today can boast remaining almost unchanged for over 220 million years. Tonight on Urban Jungles, we'll explore these nocturnal prehistoric creatures which used to live on the New... more

Join us this Friday evening as Urban Jungles Radio comes back live and brings you some inportant updates & announcements including a follow up of last week's Reptile Abuse case and how the power of UJR helped move things along.... more

Our guest this evening has already written some amazing life chapters with his accomplishments and experiences including inspiring herpetoculturists for decades as one of the best known names in the reptile hobby. One could Say... more

Many of you may be familiar with Pete Bethune via Whale Wars as the captain of the "Ady Gil", the revolutionary vessel destroyed by a Japanese whaling ship on the show. What you may not know is that Pete is perhaps one of the most... more

Make sure you tune in for an emergency episode of Urban Jungles Radio brought to you in order to highlight recent events including Bob Irwin's arrest for peacefully demonstrating against mining and coal seam gas pipeline construction which... more
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