51: Animals Die, People Ponder
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Act Three: If These Dogs Could Talk
There are certain jobs where thinking about someone else’s life is just built into it.
Act Two: Oh What A Hangled Web We Weave
Lilly Sullivan talks with former science reporter, Kelsey Padget, who’s on a mission to disabuse the world of its incorrect assumptions about an allegedly murderous creature: the black widow spider. (10 minutes)Kelsey Padgett will be hosting an upcoming weekly podcast about big history rivalries and gossipy petty feuds.
Act Two: Snail in the Coffin
Senior Editor David Kestenbaum talks with a different kind of advocacy group: animal scientists doing their best to save a particular species before it winks out of existence. (16 minutes)
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Act One: The Slowest Distance Between Two Points
Andrew Forsthoefel's story continues.
Act One: Captive Audience
So much kidnapping happens in Colombia that the biggest radio station in the country has a show aimed specifically at an audience of kidnapping victims.
More stories of travelers and workers at a highway rest stop.