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A Wild Conversation

A Wild Conversation

By Greater Vancouver Zoo
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Calum & Ashley for a Wild Conversation (Season 2). Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more!
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Calum & Ashley
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Zookeepers, Calum and Ashley, for a Wild Conversation! Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, zookeeping, and much more! - In episode 1 of AWC season 2, Cal and Ashley chat about how they became zookeepers and what sparked their passion for animals!  Submit your questions for future episodes to podcast@gvzoo.com, updates can be found on our social media platforms so remember to give us a follow. - Visit gvzoo.com for more info. Remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
27:58
January 21, 2022
Halloween Pet Safety
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 29, Menita, Jess, and Wiggy talk about Halloween!  Menita shares some stories and insights about pet safety around holidays! - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
20:14
October 15, 2021
Camelids
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 29, Menita, Jess, and Wiggy talk about Camelids!  Camelids are a very unique Family of animals, and more commonly known as Camels!  Learn about camels, and our 3 at GVZoo April, Gemma, and Nimmet! - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
17:57
October 01, 2021
Mountain Goats
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 28, Menita, Jess, and Chris talk about Mountain Goats!  Come visit Nita, CJ, Cypress, Sprout, Winston, Niagara! - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
18:39
September 17, 2021
Mustelids
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 27, Menita, Jess, and Wiggy talk about Mustelids!  Mustelids are a family of carnivorous mammals, which includes weasels, badgers, otters, ferrets, and more! - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
17:41
September 10, 2021
Bats
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 26, Menita, Jess, and Chris talk about BATS! - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
21:49
August 13, 2021
Grey Wolves
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 25, Menita, Jess, and Wiggy talk about our new arrivials, the grey wolves!  Learn about grey wolves and the pack here at GVZoo. - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
19:40
August 06, 2021
Tigers
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 24, Menita, Jess and Wiggy talk about International Tiger Day!  Learn about Hana our Siberian Tiger. - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
18:44
July 29, 2021
Bison
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 23, Menita, Jess and Wiggy discusses Bison!  Learn about Bison, why they are so interesting, and their importance.  What did the Father Bison say when he dropped his kid off at school?.. Bi-Son! - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
18:03
July 23, 2021
Wildfires
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 22, Menita discusses a problem we all face each summer, wildfires.  A growing concern on the provincial, national and global levels.  Wildfires have increased in size and frequency and pose a great threat to the natural world and its inhabitants. - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoo, conservation organization, or even volunteer!
19:04
July 16, 2021
Careers at the Zoo
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 21, Menita discusses all the different roles, departments, and careers at a Zoo!  Take a closer look at the day-to-day operation of GVZoo and our passionate and talented team. - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoo, conservation organization, or even volunteer!
20:31
July 02, 2021
Spring!
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 20, Menita discusses the changes spring brings to nature and animals, like the change in their behaviors and habits! - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoo, conservation organization, or even volunteer!
18:58
June 04, 2021
Manatees
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 19, Menita discusses her favorite marine mammal the Manatee!  Learn about Manatees, and why they are so interesting.   - Visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos and aquariums, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
21:06
May 14, 2021
Energy Conservation
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 18, Menita talks about Energy!  Learn about the importance of energy efficiency!  Learn about why it is important to try and use less energy and how you can be more aware and implement small changes easily yourself! - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
20:26
April 30, 2021
Wetlands
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 16, Menita talks about Wetlands!  Learn about the importance of wetlands around the world, especially the many we have here in beautiful British Columbia.  - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
21:08
April 23, 2021
Loki & Jasper the Jaguars
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 16, Menita talks about our Jaguars Loki and Jasper!  Learn about Jaguars, and why they are so interesting.  You will also learn about some of their unique characteristics, and why they are so very important, and what challenges they are facing in the wild. - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
22:16
April 16, 2021
Snakes!
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 15, Menita discusses snakes!  Learn about snakes, why they are so interesting.  You will also learn about some of their unique characteristics, and why they are so very important.  We hope to convince you to appreciate them or at the very least live more comfortably alongside them. - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
21:28
April 09, 2021
Rhinoceroses
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 12, Menita discusses Rhinos!  Learn about rhinos, why they are so special but also why they are so threatened. - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
21:56
April 02, 2021
Animal Facts (part 2)
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 13 part 2 Menita brings you the second part of 25 interesting, peculiar, and wild animal facts! - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
10:50
March 26, 2021
Animal Facts (part 1)
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 13 Menita brings you the first part of 25 interesting, peculiar, and wild animal facts! - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
11:19
March 12, 2021
Spiders
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 12, Menita discusses spiders!  Learn about spiders, why they are not insects.  You will also learn about some of their unique characteristics, and why they are so very important.  We hope to convince you to appreciate them or at the very least live more comfortably alongside them. - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
22:12
March 05, 2021
Sloths w/ Jr. Zoologist Raina
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Zoologist Menita Prasad AND a special appearance with Jr. Zoologist Raina for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 11, Raina discusses the Sloth! Her favourite animal, and hopes to make it your favourite too.  - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer! Sign up to be a Jr. Zoologist at GVZoo's Summer or Spring Camps.
22:06
February 26, 2021
Animal Facts (Part 4)
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 10 parts 1 to 4 Menita brings you 50 interesting, peculiar, and wild animal facts! - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
11:27
February 12, 2021
Animal Facts (Part 3)
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 10 parts 1 to 4 Menita brings you 50 interesting, peculiar, and wild animal facts! - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
10:52
February 05, 2021
Animal Facts (Part 2)
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 10 parts 1 to 4 Menita brings you 50 interesting, peculiar, and wild animal facts! - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
11:19
January 29, 2021
Animal Facts (Part 1)
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 10 parts 1 to 4 Menita brings you 50 interesting, peculiar, and wild animal facts! - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
11:03
January 22, 2021
Human Wildlife Conflict
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 9, Menita discusses the human wildlife conflict.  Learn what you can do to mitigate this and help save animals that are only around looking for a quick and easy snack.  She also touches base on why these behaviors are so common, what you can do to help and what you might not have thought of.  - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
21:34
January 15, 2021
One Health
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 8, Menita discusses the concept of One Health. One Health is "the collaborative efforts of multiple disciplines working locally, nationally, and globally, to attain optimal health for people, animals and our environment", as defined by the One Health Initiative Task Force.  Let's make 2021 a year about caring, conservation, and cooperation. - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
20:57
January 08, 2021
Palm Oil
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 7, Menita discusses non-sustainable palm oil, the problems it causes, how to identify it, and how to avoid it.  We suggest we all make a New Year commitment to be more aware as consumers and avoid Palm Oil.  Let's make 2021 a year about caring, conservation, and cooperation. - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos, conservation organizations, or even volunteer!
21:52
January 01, 2021
Canadian Biomes
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 6, Menita talks about Canada, the many biomes we have, and what makes them unique.  Menita also talks about the story of our Grizzly Cubs! - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoo, conservation organization, or even volunteer!
22:19
December 25, 2020
Animals Winter Prep
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 5, Menita discusses the challenges animals face preparing for winter as well as the change of their behaviors and habits! - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoo, conservation organization, or even volunteer!
22:01
December 18, 2020
Oceans
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 4, Menita discusses the Ocean, climate change, and more.  Visit ocean.org (Ocean Wise) and vanaqua.org (Vancouver Aquarium) to learn more!  In the second half, Menita answers questions from our listeners! - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoos or aquariums, conservation organization, or even volunteer!
22:44
December 11, 2020
Importance of Zoos
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation. Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - In episode 3, Menita discusses the history of Zoos, misconceptions of Zoos, and the difference between accredited facilities and unaccredited facilities.  Menita also speaks on why Zoos are necessary, conservation, and the Species Survival Plan here at GVZoo! - Be sure to visit gvzoo.com. And remember to support or donate to your local zoo, conservation organization, or even volunteer!
20:20
December 04, 2020
The Zoo & Conservation
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation.  Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more! - Episode 2, Menita discusses the changes COVID-19 has brought to the Zoo, the enhanced protocols, animal care, and conservation.
21:55
November 27, 2020
Introduction
Join Greater Vancouver Zoo's Menita Prasad for a Wild Conversation.  Covering all things wild, from conservation, natural events, animal behavior, and much more!
22:43
November 24, 2020