Podcast

In this broad conversation, Paige Davis, a curator at the World Bird Sanctuary in St. Louis, Missouri, and I sit down and talk about bird of prey training, falconry, species differences, weight management, and social media. We covered a lot of ground when it comes...

You know I love a good myth-buster series. At the risk of going down the road of talking about what people do wrong instead of how to do it right, we look at a few practices that circulate raptor training circles in both falconry and...

There are lots of myths and easily perpetuated narratives about how we should care for and manage our parrots and their behavior. Many of these narratives are not rooted in science or academic information but something that is worse (eep! sorry scientists): that which looks...

In this episode, we speak frankly about death and the loss of an animal. We talk about the body’s response to emotional pain and research that discusses animal-human relationships. We also discuss some complicated topics about empathy, accountability, and responsibility in the animal world, for...

Owls are iconic, mysterious, and deeply ingrained in our culture. They make important conservation ambassadors, albeit challenging ones. Our Masterclass on How to Raise an Ambassador Owl focuses on how to work through the specifics of these challenges as well as why this makes a good...