7 episodes

Tune in to Scat Chat with WWF-Australia, hosted by comedian Carlo Ritchie and featuring a fascinating line up of conservationists to get to the bottom of all the things that animal scat - or poo - can teach us about the animals that made it and what you can do at home to help them.

Scat Chat with WWF WWF-Australia

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    • 4.9 • 12 Ratings

Tune in to Scat Chat with WWF-Australia, hosted by comedian Carlo Ritchie and featuring a fascinating line up of conservationists to get to the bottom of all the things that animal scat - or poo - can teach us about the animals that made it and what you can do at home to help them.

    Episode 6: Plastics in our poo

    Episode 6: Plastics in our poo

    From pollution to our plates - not only is plastic found in the scat of many animals that live in the ocean and on land, but you guessed it, it’s in human poo too. Find out more about the impacts of plastics on animals - and through them, humans - in this fascinating episode of Scat Chat with WWF.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 27 min
    Episode 5: Setting our sights on the spectacled hare-wallaby

    Episode 5: Setting our sights on the spectacled hare-wallaby

    How do you find an animal you haven’t seen in a decade? You search for scat! For years the spectacled hare-wallaby was thought to be locally extinct in Western Australia, until the Yawuru Country Managers and other local ranger groups discovered fresh signs of wallaby poo. Make some discoveries of your own in this eye-opening episode of Scat Chat with WWF.

     

    Featuring Pius Gregory, Cultural Environmental Project Officer, WWF-Australia and Dr Leigh-Ann Woolley, Species Conservation Manager, WWF-Australia.

     

    We would like to thank the following partners for their support of the work mentioned in this episode:


    Nyamba Buru Yawuru Aboriginal Corporation and Yawuru Country Managers
    Supported by Lotterywest
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 30 min
    Episode 4: A tail of a whale

    Episode 4: A tail of a whale

    It’s the biggest poo in the world and it helps fertilise our ocean with surprising benefits. Whale poo might just be the most fascinating animal scat there is! Check out this chock-full chapter of Scat Chat with WWF to learn more about whales and the power of their poo.

    We would like to thank the following partners for their support of the work mentioned in this episode:


    University of California Santa Cruz.
    Oregon State University.
    University of Southampton.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 25 min
    Episode 3: It’s hip to be square if you’re a wombat

    Episode 3: It’s hip to be square if you’re a wombat

    If there was a prize for the best shaped poo, wombats would take the cake thanks to their square-shaped scat. Tune in to this episode of Scat Chat with WWF to find out how wombats and their cubed poo are helping conservation efforts.

    Featuring Dr Kita Ashman - Threatened Species and Climate Adaptation Ecologist, WWF-Australia

    We would like to thank the following partners for their support of the work mentioned in this episode:


    Charles Sturt University.
    NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 23 min
    Episode 2: Eastern quoll droppings into your DMs

    Episode 2: Eastern quoll droppings into your DMs

    If you were asked to name the prettiest animal poo, we bet your first thought wouldn’t be the eastern quoll. But that’s exactly what a diet of shiny insects will get you - dazzling droppings! Find out more interesting factoids and some quoll-ity puns in this Scat Chat with WWF episode.

     

    Featuring Rob Brewster - Rewilding Program Manager at WWF-Australia.

     

    We would like to thank the following partners for the work mentioned in this episode:

    The work to rewild the eastern quoll is a collaboration with WWF-Australia, Parks Australia, The Australian National University, Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Council and Taronga Conservation Society.

    The Marna Banggara project is jointly funded through the Northern and Yorke Landscape Board, the Australian Government, the South Australian Department for Environment and Water, WWF-Australia and Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife.

    Other partners actively involved in developing and delivering the project include Regional Development Australia, South Australian Tourism Commission, Zoos SA, FAUNA Research Alliance, BirdLife Australia, Nature Conservation Society of SA, Narungga Nation Aboriginal Corporation, Primary Producers SA, Primary Industries and Regions SA, Conservation Volunteers Australia, Legatus Group, Yorke Peninsula Council, Yorke Peninsula Tourism and Scientific Expedition Group.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 25 min
    Episode 1: How do you find a koala that leaves no trail?

    Episode 1: How do you find a koala that leaves no trail?

    Did you know koala poo smells good? It can also be used to find koalas during an emergency! Find out more about Australia’s most iconic animal and how you can help them thrive in this wild episode of Scat Chat with WWF.

    Featuring Tanya Pritchard - Landscape Restoration Project Manager, WWF-Australia.

    We would like to thank the following partners for their support of the work mentioned in this episode:


    University of the Sunshine Coast.
    The Turner Family Foundation.
    Dendra Systems.
    Bangalow Koalas.

    Supported by the Australian Government's Bushfire Recovery for Wildlife and their Habitats.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

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