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Wild Dunedin Podcast


A podcast series in Dunedin, New Zealand all about wildlife in our own backyard. Why it's awesome, how it's awesome and how we know it's awesome.

Host: Dr. Claire Concannon, Jamie McAulay
Produced By: OAR FM Dunedin
Language: English
Category: Science and Medicine
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Wild Dunedin Podcast - 10-09-2019 - Bonus Episode: Chats with Molly Devine.Bonus Episode: Chats with Molly Devine - Who makes the music so you can feel all the feels? Bonus episode(!) with Wild Dunedin musician Molly Devine - What inspires Molly, where does the music stem from and what does a childhood of having fish for friends mean for her music? Down-load and listen-up. Broadcast on Otago Access Radio 03:30 PM0:32:25Download //
Wild Dunedin Podcast - 03-09-2019 - S2 Ep5 - Bonus: Shark research stokeShark research is difficult. Because they are sharks! Sharks can be elusive, mysterious, and there is the whole massive freaking teeth thing..... But it is only by finding out more about these amazing predators can we hope to conserve them. We swim round the world of shark research, the highs, the lows, the excellent shark names and the cool facts. Jump in, the water is fine. 03/09/2019 06:00 PM0:54:45Download //
Wild Dunedin Podcast - 14-05-2019 - S2 Ep4 - Future FaunaSeries 2 Episode 4 - Future Fauna (definitely not an episode about climate change) - What's life like for the fuzzies of the future around our city? This special panel episode brings your 3 loveable hosts to the studio together to report back on what the future holds for wildlife around Dunedin. We explore the science and trends on land and on sea, looking at what our city might hold for fauna of the future. And we promise we definitely, absolutely won't talk about climate change or make jokes or try to encourage you to actually do something. cos that would be just awful. Broadcast on Otago Access Radio 09:49 AM0:26:57Download //
Wild Dunedin Podcast - 07-05-2019 - S2 Ep3 - Cat-tastrophy?S2 Ep3 - Cat-tastrophy? - Fluffy and furry and oh so affectionate, they purr, they fetch, they play and they cuddle. Cats rule the internet and doggos rule our hearts. Our pets are a source of joy, affection and entertainment, but what do they get up to when we are not looking? In this episode Taylor uncovers the murky underground world of pets. You may never look at Fido in the same way again..... Broadcast on Otago Access Radio 06:25 PM0:43:25Download //
Wild Dunedin Podcast - 30-04-2019 - Live from the Festival The kaka are coming, yeah right!Live from the Festival: The kākā are coming, yeah right! - The kākā is a charismatic charmer of a bird. Wiped out from the East Coast of the South Island they are now making a slow recovery in the safe haven of Orokonoui Ecosanctuary. As numbers grow they will spread out beyond the safety of the predator free fence. Hear experts discuss how Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula can get ready for the return of the kākā from this recording of a live Wild Dunedin Festival of Nature event. Broadcast on Otago Access Radio 05:55 PM0:38:29Download //
Wild Dunedin Podcast - 23-04-2019 - S2 Ep2 - The Forest FeastS2 Ep2 - The Forest Feast - The summer just been, trees around Otago all made a unanimous call, to all have sex, all at once. This set off a chain reaction, a ripple of feeding and breeding, a pulse of life that thumped through all sorts of species (and ecosystems). But something is going horrifically wrong. What will the solution be? Broadcast on Otago Access Radio 04:56 PM0:51:32Download //
Wild Dunedin Podcast - 16-04-2019 - S2 Ep1 - Sharks are Not Bad People?S2 Ep1 - Sharks are Not Bad People? - Duunnn dunnn… duuuunnnn duun… duuunnnnnnnn dun dun dun dun dun dun dun…… Given this sound track in 1975, sharks have been feared, maligned and persecuted ever since. Claire talks to shark researchers to try and understand her own fear and explores the murky waters of Dunedin’s history with sharks. Broadcast on Otago Access Radio 03:45 PM0:55:37Download //
Wild Dunedin Podcast - Series 2 Coming 16th of April 2019 - Check out the Award Winning Series 1 if you haven't already!11/04/2019 09:30 AM0:2:11Download //
Wild Dunedin Podcast - 13-05-2018 - EP6 - The Little ThingsEP6 - The Little Things - We examine the wildlife we encounter daily.... and walk on past. Incredible facts about Dunedin's 'micro' fauna and flora, and how we convince ourselves to care. Broadcast on Otago Access Radio 07:00 PM0:34:30Download //
Wild Dunedin Podcast - 22-04-2018 - Ep5 - Far Far AwayEp5 - Far Far Away Just how 'local' is our local wildlife? From the showpony Albatross, to lesser known but equally crazy journeys, our 'local' wildlife connects Dunedin to the world in important ways. Broadcast on Otago Access Radio 07:00 PM0:37:22Download //
Wild Dunedin Podcast - 15-04-2018 - Ep4 - A Geckos TaleEp4 - A Geckos Tale The story of the world's most travelled gecko. Lizard Ecologists, guests from Otago Museum and DOC anti-poaching staff talk about why our geckos are being smuggled, and how we stop it. Broadcast on Otago Access Radio 06:30 PM0:27:16Download //
Wild Dunedin Podcast - 08-04-2018 - Ep3 - Keeping MumEp3 - Keeping Mum The return of New Zealand's mammalian mega-fauna, New Zealand Sealions. Why are they back, why are they awesome, and what does it mean for the city they've returned to? Broadcast on Otago Access Radio 07:00 PM0:34:19Download //
Wild Dunedin Podcast - 01-04-2018 - Marta Guerra - Sperm Whale Stalker and Sloughed Skin Collector (Bonus Episode)Happy Easter! This holiday weekend we have some bonus audio material to tied you over until our next episode. Marta Guerra talks to Claire about her work studying sperm whales and she tells us all about how these massive predators use sound to find their food. Broadcast on Otago Access Radio 11:21 AM0:15:53Download //
Wild Dunedin Podcast - 25-03-2018 - Human vs PredatorGuests from Predator Free New Zealand and Predator Free Dunedin tell us the why and how of this bold vision for our city, and we ask a pest eradication specialist if it's really that good an idea. Broadcast on Otago Access Radio 07:00 PM0:24:51Download //
Wild Dunedin Podcast - 18-03-2018 - Whale-come home?Right Whales once abounded in and around Dunedin. Will they ever return? And what is all the hype about the Otago Canyons? The answers go deeper than you might think. Broadcast on Otago Access Radio 06:00 PM0:36:14Download //
Wild Dunedin Podcast TeaserBroadcast on Otago Access Radio 05:00 PM0:3:24Download //