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    Neko Case, singer-songwriter-animal guardian
    September 30, 2015 No Comments By Duncan
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    In Conversation With Temple Grandin–Part Two
    February 25, 2015 No Comments By Duncan
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    Ed Stewart, co-founder and president of PAWS
    November 19, 2014 1 Comment By Duncan
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    Lily Tomlin, actress, comedian and animal advocate
    April 2, 2014 No Comments By Duncan
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    Richie Moretti, founder of The Turtle Hospital
    January 22, 2014 No Comments By Duncan
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    Cynthia Moss, wildlife researcher and author
    January 1, 2014 2 Comments By Duncan
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    Claudine André, bonobo partisan
    October 2, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
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    Fred Willard, comedian, actor, animal guy
    September 18, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
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    Gabriela Cowperthwaite, director of “Blackfish”
    July 24, 2013 No Comments By Duncan
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    Marisa Miller Wolfson, writer-director of the documentary “Vegucated”
    August 15, 2012 No Comments By Duncan
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    Carrie Brownstein of Wild Flag (& Sleater-Kinney) and “Portlandia”
    June 6, 2012 1 Comment By Duncan
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    Captain Paul Watson, founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, also known from television’s “Whale Wars.”
    March 9, 2011 No Comments By Duncan
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    Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick, a Kenyan author, conservationist and elephant expert
    January 26, 2011 No Comments By Duncan
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    Alec Baldwin, Actor-Animal Advocate
    September 8, 2010 No Comments By Duncan
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    Dr. Jane Goodall
    December 9, 2009 No Comments By Duncan

Melanie Sue Bowles, Founder-Director of Proud Spirit Horse Sanctuary


Melanie Sue Bowles— founder-director of Proud Spirit Horse Sanctuary and the author of three books—provides a brief overview of the work she’s done at the sanctuary for nearly 25 years, as a prelude for discussing a momentous Facebook she had recently written. Read more…

Dr. Ann Weaver, animal behaviorist & dolphin expert

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Dr. Ann Weaver—an animal behaviorist conducting a pioneering, long-term, conservation-based study of free-ranging bottle nose dolphins off the coast of St. Petersburg, Florida—explains that she initially gravitated toward dolphins as an academic interest, as opposed to a personal one, having grown up in the suburbs of Chicago. Read more…

Richard Couto, founder of the Animal Recovery Mission (ARM)


Richard Couto— founder, chief executive director and lead investigator of the Animal Recovery Mission (ARM), the Miami-based organization that made international news recently by leading what’s been called “the largest tactical strike on extreme animal cruelty operations in U.S. history”—recounts what he views as a pivotal moment, a catalyst really, in making a full commitment to protect animals. Read more…

Mark Reinfeld, vegan chef and author


Mark Reinfeld —the celebrated vegan chef and author who was slated to present a cooking demonstration a few days later at the Tampa Bay Veg Fest—discusses what he’s found, over the years, to be the biggest misconception about vegan eating. Read more…

The Callers Are The Guests

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Once in a while, I set aside the chief element of the “Talking Animals” format—a long form interview with a single guest—to offer a debate or some other multi-guest panel discussion. Read more…