Bernie Wides and Carol Butler take listeners to the zoo this week on The Naturalist. Learn about the history of some of the most popular zoo’s in the world including New York City’s very own Bronx Zoo and Central Park zoo. Learn more about imprinting, remote feeding and wildlife rehabilitation. Hear about how war generals and others donated animals to the original Central Park zoo years ago and find out what a tiglon is! This program was sponsored by White Oak Pastures.

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“Zoos claim that they are doing captive breeding now, but none of those animals can go back to the wild unless they never see a human. It’s a problem.”

“For the first time in 300 years, there’s a beaver living in New York City! His name is Jose the Beaver!

–Bernie Wides on The Naturalist