96 episodes

We chat with experts about Australia’s fascinating wildlife and diverse ecosystems.

Aussie Wildlife Show Aussie Wildlife Show

    • Science
    • 4.9 • 38 Ratings

We chat with experts about Australia’s fascinating wildlife and diverse ecosystems.

    Dr Katherine Tuft | Ecologist, Arid Recovery

    Dr Katherine Tuft | Ecologist, Arid Recovery

    Dr. Katherine Tuft is the Chief Executive at Arid Recovery and leads the team, managing operations, overseeing the science program and community engagement.


    She has a background in conservation ecology, having completed a PhD on Brush-tailed Rock-wallabies in NSW, and spent six years working on declining mammals in northern Australia.





    Western Quoll release, photo by Melissa Jensen

    • 51 min
    Terry Reardon | Bat Researcher

    Terry Reardon | Bat Researcher

    Terry Reardon is a bat expert and researcher and works as a technical officer at the South Australian Museum. Terry has worked tirelessly with SA communities to raise awareness about bat ecology and conservation.​

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Joan Gibbs | Grassland/Fire Ecologist

    Joan Gibbs | Grassland/Fire Ecologist

    Joan Gibbs is a Grasslands and Fire Ecologist teaching out of the University of South Australia. 



    Photo by Trevar Skillicorn-Chilver on Unsplash

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Helen Crisp & Ali Ross | Australian Wildlife Conservancy ecologists

    Helen Crisp & Ali Ross | Australian Wildlife Conservancy ecologists

    Helen and Ali work as wildlife ecologists for the Australian Wildlife Conservancy. AWC is the largest private owner and manager of land for conservation in Australia, protecting endangered wildlife across more than 12.5 million hectares in iconic regions such as the Kimberley, Cape York, Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre and the Top End. 

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Matt Summerville and Kristy Jensen

    Matt Summerville and Kristy Jensen

    Matt Summerville and Kristy Jensen are the creators of the YouTube channel, The Natural Herp Keeper.

    They created the Natural Herp Keeper to share their passion for reptile keeping, herping, DIY naturalistic enclosures and to  inspire others to change the way they keep reptiles by increasing the standard of husbandry and striving to create the best possible life for captive animals. 

    Both Matt and Kristy are experienced zoo keepers with a passion for the natural world. 



    Collett's snake (Pseudechis colletti). Matt Summerville.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Dr Tahlia Perry | Echidna Biologist, Geneticist

    Dr Tahlia Perry | Echidna Biologist, Geneticist

    We catch up with conservation geneticist Dr Tahlia Perry to learn about all things echidnas. You can be involved in echidna conservation by downloading Tahlia's app 'Echidna CSI' to add echidna sightings, photos and observed behaviours. 



    Image by PCTRS by Pixabay

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

ChickpeaRomeo ,

Great Podcast

Great podcast with funny hosts and great guests.
Find it very easy to listen to and highly recommend.
In all honesty didn’t think it would be my cup of tea but have really enjoyed ever one iv listen to, iv even listened to a few twice I enjoyed them that much.
Thanks guys keep up the good work

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