Anthropomania
Anthropomania
Apr 26, 2021
Aliens Among Us
Play • 25 min

From birds to bamboo, wild boars to Colombian hippos, invasive species are wreaking havoc on eco-systems around the world, and in your backyard. Canadian ecology rock-star Ryan Brook has been tracking wild boars for years and says it's only a matter of time before the pigs outnumber humans in Saskatchewan, Canada. Eradicating them has proven challenging, and conservationist Arian Wallach says, don't bother, it's a waste of time. The boars are too smart. Join Erika, Jay and Niki as they look at invasive species from two very different perspectives.

 

Thanks for listening to the podcast.  Now would be a perfect time to leave us a five-star review and say why you loved it.

We'd be very grateful if you filled out our super fast and hilarious   Listener Feedback Survey.  What do you like (or hate!) about the show? We're here for it.

From this Episode:

Niki Wilson's article  Boar War: Can Canada Stop The Destructive Spread of Wild Swine?

Canadian Wild Pig Research Project

Ryan Brook Univ of Saskatchewan

Arian Wallach

Shakespeare's Starlings

If you haven't already,  follow the show and leave your review  on Apple Podcasts.

Say hey and jump in over on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Sign up for the fabulous Anthropmania Newsletter or on our website anthropomania.com 

Anthropomania is proudly produced by Lightscope

Artwork by tiblyforbis

Music by Steve Dodd

More episodes
Search
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu