898: Forrest Galante | Seeking Unicorns and Resurrecting the Dodo
Wildlife biologist Forrest Galante rejoins us to discuss rediscovering "lost" species and why we should resurrect the dodo, thylacine, and woolly mammoth.
What We Discuss with Forrest Galante:
- What's Forrest been up to since his last visit to this show? Just milking venomous sea snakes and trying to find out why orcas are slaughtering great white sharks en masse.
- Where are the world's biggest snakes found, and do they ever eat people?
- What did Forrest find inside the world's largest cave — besides a variety of isolated ecosystems with their own weather systems?
- Why following leads for unknown or thought-to-be-extinct species isn't tinfoil hat territory — and the clever ways Forrest and his team track them.
- How likely is it that science will be used to resurrect extinct species like the woolly mammoth, dodo bird, and thylacine in the near future — and how does this ambitious goal fit into the conservation of existing ecosystems?
- And much more...
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