Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Episode 33: Wild Turkeys

Episode 33: Wild Turkeys

November 29, 2019

Ben Franklin said of the turkey, “He is besides, though a little vain & silly, a Bird of Courage.” That may be so, but when you feed them in town, problems can develop...

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Episode 32: Fire

Episode 32: Fire

November 25, 2019

As we learn more about wildfires and their effects on ecosystems, we are changing the way we deal with them.

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Episode 31 - How Animals Get Here

Episode 31 - How Animals Get Here

December 19, 2018

How do wild animals end up living in a wildlife sanctuary instead of roaming free? In this episode, Gary looks at how it happens and what we can do to prevent it.

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Episode 30: Western Screech Owl

Episode 30: Western Screech Owl

December 6, 2018

In this episode, we talk about a mighty little predator called the Western Screech Owl, whose call isn't quite what you'd expect it to be.

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Episode 29: Bats

Episode 29: Bats

November 2, 2018

For this episode, we're wrapping up bat week (and recording on Halloween!), so the obvious subject is the bats of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem!

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Episode 28: Raccoons and Rabies

Episode 28: Raccoons and Rabies

October 26, 2018

Raccoons are adorable. They can also be pests. But should we fear them? Are they just waiting outside to give us rabies? Let's find out...

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Episode 27: Red-Tailed Hawks

Episode 27: Red-Tailed Hawks

October 18, 2018

If Western movies have taught us anything, it's what an eagle sounds like. But that sound most movies use isn't really an eagle. It's a different American icon: the red-tailed hawk.

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Episode 26: Mountain Lions

Episode 26: Mountain Lions

October 11, 2018

The biggest wildcat in the country may be called the cougar, panther, painter, mountain lion, puma, or catamount. No matter what you call them, they are amazingly efficient predators.

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Episode 25: When Migration Goes Wrong

Episode 25: When Migration Goes Wrong

October 5, 2018

Migration routes may be instinctive or they may be learned. What's the difference? What happens if things go wrong? And what if a black vulture shows up in Red Lodge, Montana?

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Episode 24: Hyperphagic Bears

Episode 24: Hyperphagic Bears

September 28, 2018

Hibernation time is approaching, and the bears are eating everything in sight. Join us for a chat about hyperphagia and some news about the Sanctuary's new education exhibits.

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