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Jane Goodall addresses her unwavering optimism about young people, the ongoing chimp study, the “two Janes,” and more, on WMNF’s “Talking Animals”

Dr. Jane Goodall offers her current impressions of young people’s attitudes about animals and the environment, among many other topics, in an interview on WMNF’s “Talking Animals.”

Director of wildlife sanctuary addresses gator attacks and relocating the facility

Amy Kight, executive director of Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, in Jupiter, Florida, discusses the recent deadly alligator attack in Fort Pierce, and their relocation plans.

Founder of Laughing Pig Sanctuary discusses Bartow facility’s history and mission

Annette Wrubleski, president of the Laughing Pig Sanctuary, discussed the refuge she founded in Bartow, Florida providing a permanent home for elderly and abused pigs

Grad student discusses how her research inadvertently yielded results with significant implications for invasive Burmese pythons in south Florida

Kelly Crandall--a graduate student at Southern Illinois University (SIU)--discusses on “Talking Animals” how her research focusing on raccoons and opossums inadvertently yielded results with significant implications about the Burmese python, a rampant invasive species in...

Legendary activist Captain Paul Watson discusses being ousted from his own organization, launching a new one

Captain Paul Watson--a major figure for decades in the realm of animal rights, founding the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society 1977, from which he was recently ousted—discusses the new organization he’s launched.

Kate Benjamin: expert on designing cat-friendly homes

Kate Benjamin offers expertise on designing stylish, cat-friendly homes--and lives with 13 cats in her two-bedroom condo.

Largo-based lawyer specializes in pet law services

April Goodwin is an attorney and founder of Largo-based The Goodwin Firm, a law firm specializing in pet law services
live music singer-songwriter Kathleen Edwards

Singer Kathleen Edwards discusses being a part-time St. Pete resident, shows, dogs, cats, birds and more

Singer-songwriter-animal champion Kathleen Edwards discusses becoming a part-time St. Pete resident, dogs, siamese cats--and performs four songs.

Dog trainer, behaviorist & former WMNFer answers listener questions on “Ask The Trainer”

Trainer answers listener questions about dog (& cat) behavior in "Ask The Trainer"

Biologist-Author Tom Mustill describes whale landing on him while kayaking, how it transformed him personally and professionally

Tom Mustill, who’s a biologist, filmmaker, and author, discusses how he’s forever primarily identified by a 2015 incident: while kayaking with a friend, a humpback whale breached, and landing on the pair.

Telfair-Garcia reflects new trend at animal shelters nationwide: hiring social workers

Alexis Telfair-Garcia, a social worker, discusses on “Talking Animals” being recently hired at the Austin, TX animal shelter, Austin Pets Alive! (APA!)

Emily McCormack’s lifelong commitment to saving tigers

Emily McCormack, the Animal Curator at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, describes this sanctuary housing mostly big cats, and her lifelong zeal for saving tigers.

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