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Think you can't experience wildlife in the city? Get wild right where you live with the Urban Wildlife Podcast. Hosts Billy and Tony explore the fauna and flora of cities around the globe.

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Think you can't experience wildlife in the city? Get wild right where you live with the Urban Wildlife Podcast. Hosts Billy and Tony explore the fauna and flora of cities around the globe.

    Urban Boars (and Hogs Go Wild)

    Urban Boars (and Hogs Go Wild)

    Our domestic pig’s wild Eurasian cousins enjoy urban living all the way from Spain to Japan. Billy and Tony talk about urban boar and the increasingly urban feral hogs on their own continent. They also discuss the research of Barcelona’s … Continue reading →

    • 29 分鐘
    Science vs. the Cat Hoarders

    Science vs. the Cat Hoarders

    Is science a match for the pathological passions of the bighearted but monomaniacal people who maintain outdoor cats? We talk with the Urban Wildlands Group‘s Dr. Travis Longcore, whose critique of “trap-neuter-release” (TNR) is still one of the best out … Continue reading →

    • 41 分鐘
    Moth Night Every Night!

    Moth Night Every Night!

    Urban night life isn’t just about bars, clubs, and theater. When night falls, the bugs fly. Tag along with Billy and Ken Frank (author of the Ecology of Center City Philadelphia) as they have a moth night in Billy’s community … Continue reading →

    • 49 分鐘
    More Squash Bees!

    More Squash Bees!

    Do you like pumpkin pie? Thank the pollinators who make squash (fruit of members of the genus Cucurbita) possible. But don’t thank a honeybee, look to the squash bee, Peponapis pruinosa, a solitary bee that, centuries ago, followed the original … Continue reading →

    • 24 分鐘
    Black Beasts of the Urban Wild

    Black Beasts of the Urban Wild

    White whales don’t have to be white. Billy and Tony talk with Brad Gates (hunter and bear wrangler extraordinaire) about the culmination of years-long personal urban wildlife quests: a black rat snake for Billy and a black bear for Tony. … Continue reading →

    • 58 分鐘
    London Plane Trees: More than Just the Hostas of Street Trees?

    London Plane Trees: More than Just the Hostas of Street Trees?

    Research Ecologist Lara Roman and Arborist Jason Lubar try to convince Billy that London Plane Trees aren’t just taking up space better used for more interesting trees in the urban canopy.  Recording outside on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, they are … Continue reading →

    • 44 分鐘

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