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Wild Dunedin Podcast - 14-05-2019 - S2 Ep4 - Future Fauna( 0:26:57)       
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Series 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 www.oar.org.nz
Published: 5/15/2019 9:49:24 AM
Wild Dunedin Podcast - 07-05-2019 - S2 Ep3 - Cat-tastrophy?( 0:43:25)       
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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 www.oar.org.nz
Published: 5/8/2019 6:25:41 PM
Wild Dunedin Podcast - 30-04-2019 - Live from the Festival The kaka are coming, yeah right!( 0:38:29)       
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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 www.oar.org.nz
Published: 4/30/2019 5:55:40 PM
Wild Dunedin Podcast - 23-04-2019 - S2 Ep2 - The Forest Feast( 0:51:32)       
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S2 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 www.oar.org.nz
Published: 4/23/2019 4:56:42 PM
Wild Dunedin Podcast - 16-04-2019 - S2 Ep1 - Sharks are Not Bad People?( 0:55:37)       
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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 www.oar.org.nz
Published: 4/16/2019 3:45:00 PM

Not your usual nature chat, series two of the Wild Dunedin Podcast delves into sharky waters and wild forest orgies, tries to figure if your cat has played you, asks if ancient New Zealand got dunked or if the days of doing bombs into the local river are done with. And we definitely, absolutely, resolutely will not put in a sneaky episode about climate change (that you actually could enjoy). In an exciting collaboration with local Dunedin musician Molly Devine, all episodes this year will have bespoke, original music created specifically to give you the feels on that story as we tell it. Don’t miss a single one! Subscribe now on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts (Wild Dunedin Podcast). Or download from the Wild Dunedin or Otago Access Radio Websites. This podcast is supported by the Otago Regional Council Eco-Fund, the Wild Dunedin Festival of Nature and the Otago Museum (thanks !). All episodes are dreamed up, recorded and produced by the hard work and dedication of Dr. Claire Concannon, Science Outreach Projects Coordinator at the Otago Museum, Jamie McAulay, conservation biologist with the Department of Conservation, and Taylor Davies-Colley, botany student and nature frother in the extreme.


Host: Dr. Claire Concannon, Jamie McAulay
Produced By: OAR FM Dunedin
Language: English
Category: Science and Medicine
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