57 episodes

"THE WILD with Chris Morgan" explores how nature survives and thrives alongside (and often despite) humans. Taking listeners across the Pacific Northwest and around the world, host Chris Morgan explores wildlife and the complex web of ecosystems they inhabit. He also tells the stories of people working in and protecting the wild around us.

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    • 4.7 • 2.4K Ratings

"THE WILD with Chris Morgan" explores how nature survives and thrives alongside (and often despite) humans. Taking listeners across the Pacific Northwest and around the world, host Chris Morgan explores wildlife and the complex web of ecosystems they inhabit. He also tells the stories of people working in and protecting the wild around us.

    Message from Chris: Season 4

    Message from Chris: Season 4

    Message from Chris: Season 4

    • 1 min
    Sitting on a den of rattlesnakes

    Sitting on a den of rattlesnakes

    Rattlesnakes have long been persecuted, even killed for sport or having their entire dens burned. I head out with two wildlife biologists to look for rattlesnakes as they emerge from hibernation and learn about the important role these snakes play in our ecosystem.

    • 34 min
    The rise and fall…and rise...of the island fox

    The rise and fall…and rise...of the island fox

    20 years ago, foxes on Santa Cruz started dying at an alarming rate. Their numbers dropped to around one hundred animals. But nobody knew why. It was an ecological whodunnit that needed to be solved before the foxes disappeared forever.

    • 29 min
    California’s condor: the dinosaur bird

    California’s condor: the dinosaur bird

    We’ll meet a man who turned from crime to condors and a life mission to remove lead from this incredible bird’s ecosystem.

    • 39 min
    Bears and diversity: a conversation with Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant

    Bears and diversity: a conversation with Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant

    Bears and diversity: a conversation with Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Orangutans: people of the forest

    Orangutans: people of the forest

    Northern Sumatra is a magical tropical home to the endangered orangutan. But their rainforest home is being cut down, and many are orphaned as their habitat is lost. Researchers are working hard to understand how orangutans process and learn, while others rehabilitate young individuals for a life back in the wild.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
2.4K Ratings

2.4K Ratings

momifboyz ,

Best Wildlife podcast!

I’ve learned a lot listening to this podcast! Keep up the great work! Love it!!

adamka ,

Adventures for your ears and heart

Amazing sonic adventures 5/5!

Eri.Jane ,

Absolutely fantastic!

I love everything about this podcast and have learned so much! Thank you, Chris! Cannot wait for season 4!

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