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A bi-weekly show that discusses the good, bad, and ugly of animal tourism around the world.

Humane Nature Stumble Safari

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A bi-weekly show that discusses the good, bad, and ugly of animal tourism around the world.

    Ep 20: Wildlife Warrior - Dame Jane Goodall

    Ep 20: Wildlife Warrior - Dame Jane Goodall

    Today we will be talking about one of my heroes, Dame Jane Goodall and her world-changing discoveries with chimpanzees.

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    Snake Road: A Field Guide to the Snakes of Larue-Pine Hills
    Jane’s cookbook
    Jane Goodall’s Wild Chimpanzees film 

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    A Quick Announcement

    A Quick Announcement

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    Ep 19: Whale Hello There! Whale Tourism with Gio Galarza

    Ep 19: Whale Hello There! Whale Tourism with Gio Galarza

    Today I will be chatting with my friend and biologist Giovanni Galarza about whale watching and other forms of whale tourism around the world. Let's chat about the world's largest animals!

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    Ep 18: Civet Poop and the World's Most Luxurious Coffee - Cool or Crappy?

    Ep 18: Civet Poop and the World's Most Luxurious Coffee - Cool or Crappy?

    Today we will be discussing Kopi Luwak - the world's most expensive coffee that comes from the poop of civets in Southeast Asia. Is it worth the hype or is the coffee as *s****y* as the treatment of civets in order to make it.

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    Ep 17: Destination Highlight - The Galápagos Islands

    Ep 17: Destination Highlight - The Galápagos Islands

    Today we'll discuss the incredible history, evolution, and biodiversity of the Galápagos Islands. Plus, some tips for when you visit!

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    Ep 16: The Truth Behind Elephant Painting Tourism

    Ep 16: The Truth Behind Elephant Painting Tourism

    In today's episode, we will be discussing the truth behind those viral videos of elephants painting pictures and how elephant tourism is shifting toward painting and other "hands off" activities that are still, overall, harmful.

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