November 2, 2021
Who Killed This Bear?

A dead bear shows up in an unlikely place, and the discovery of how it died and how it got there makes me question my life’s work. A warning: This episode contains details of performing a necropsy of the bear in the woods, it contains language that may not be acceptable for young listeners or those with queasy stomachs.

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October 19, 2021
Lions, Lions & Lions, Oh My!

In the last episode, I told you the story about a giraffe – a dead giraffe, actually – in Tarangire National Park, but I didn’t get to share any stories about lions. So, let me take you back to my first day in Tanzania, in the middle of the bush, and introduce you to two very unique lions I still think about to this day. This is a special short episode of “Going Wild.”

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October 5, 2021
Leeches, Rice and Tampons: Going Wild Shorts #1

You already heard about my experience tracking lemurs in this mysterious rainforest in Madagascar in episode 2, but what I left out of that story was just how hard camping there for five weeks was on my body — especially as the only woman in the entire group. And yes, there was some blood involved.

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September 28, 2021
Tracking Lemurs in a Lost Rainforest

Tracking and darting an elusive ringtail lemur might help save a secret rainforest in Madagascar, but it also invites unexpected feelings of homesickness and self-reflection. Immerse yourself in the sounds and story of this magical place while I share one of my favorite tales from the field.

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