Podcasts - Mammals

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Right Whale, Eubalaena glacialis 

Playing female whale calls into the water, researcher Susan Parks suddenly finds herself the center of attention of a group of male North Atlantic Right Whales.
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Island Fox, Ursus maritimus

Learn how conservationists solved the puzzle of vanishing island foxes and helped them stage a comeback.
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Polar Bear, Ursus maritimus

In this podcast, host Ari Daniel relates two close calls with polar bears.
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Mexican Long-nosed Bats,  Leptonycteris nivalis

The batman of Mexico has his own bat-cave. He just shares it with 4,000 Mexican long-nosed bats. In this podcast, join researcher Rodrigo Medellin as he descends into the Devil’s Cave just north of Mexico City.
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Muskox, Ovibos moschatus

Introduced to Norway from Greenland in the 1940s, muskoxen flourished on these cool, dry slopes until 2006, when the seemingly healthy animals began to die.
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Prairie Dogs, Cynomys ludovicianus 

Over the past century the grasslands of northern Mexico have been taken over by shrubby mesquite and turned to desert. Ecologist Gerardo Ceballos is on a mission to turn them back.
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Dolphins, Stenella 

Biologist Matt Leslie brings us a story about tuna, the intertwined fate of fisheries and dolphins, and the work of scientists.
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