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Zoo Talkin' Radio Live: Featured on the Zoological Association of America's website..... Zoo Talkin' Radio is a web-based broadcast of live and archived interviews with the world's leading zoo professionals and conservationists--many of whom conduct fieldwork in conjunction with zoological parks or under their institutional auspices through sponsorship and endorsement. Zoo Talkin' Radio spotlights zoo biologists and field biologists working to conserve imperiled species around the globe. The program addresses habitat restoration and ecological health, but is primarily a species-oriented show and is intended to promote flagship species preservation at the population level as well as promote the welfare of respective animal ambassadors living in zoological facilities around the world..... The thirty minute program airs live, every third Monday of the month at 8:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (unless otherwise specified) with co-hosts Sandra Dee Robinson, Grey Stafford, Jordan Schaul and our special and regularly featured guest, Conrad Schmitt...... Producer & Host: Jordan Schaul, PhD; Co-host: Sandra Dee Robinson; Co-host: Grey Stafford, PhD; Regularly Featured Guest: Conrad Schmitt

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Mammal Curator, Zoo Miami

Few people know bears as intimately as Else Poulsen. She has raised bears, comforted bears, taught bears, learned from bears, had bears communicate their needs to her, and nursed bears back to health. This remarkable book reveals... more

Lori Homstol on aversive conditioning/human-bear conflict research. Lori is a graduate student at the University of Alberta

Curatorial Intern, Zoo Miami. Willy will talk about Bornean and Sumatran orangutan conservation. He will specifically address a specific project he is working on for the red ape.

BCBI Program Steward Bonobo and Congo Biodiversity Initiative (BCBI). Steve Seyfert will discuss the conservation of these endangered pygmy chimpanzees, known as bonobos. The Milwaukee County Zoo, a partner in this effort to save... more

Elephant Husbandry & Conservation. Collen spoke about Oakland Zoo's strong conservation interests in African fauna and particularly elephants. She also addressed elephant welfare issues in zoos and protected vs. free contact... more

Curatorial Intern, Zoo Miami


house cats to tigers; behavior
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