The show begins with Lori’s impassioned discussion about the fatal mauling of zookeeper Stacey Konwiser at the Palm Beach Zoo, by a Malayan tiger. This tiger was part of a breeding program purported to help prevent the extinction of the species, and the woman who tragically perished was known as a tiger whisperer. Lori explains […]
This show begins with the unbelievable news that 18 elephants have been ripped from their homes and families in Swaziland and flown to a life of captivity at three US zoos. Toni Frohoff, PhD. from In Defense of Animals (IDA), explains the tragic situation, how it can possibly happen in 2016 and what we all […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/081014.mp3 This show featured two fascinating guests. Lori first welcomed Patrick Battuello, who writes the blog, Horseracing Wrongs. This summer, an unusually large number of horses are breaking down at the Del Mar, California track. Usually, this means the horses get euthanized. Patrick is a vocal and extremely knowledgeable critic of racing, and discussed what […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/061514.mp3 On this show, Lori welcomed two outstanding guests. First was Tim Ream, Staff Attorney, Endangered Species Program at the Center for Biological Diversity. Four groups have filed a petition with US government officials demanding better regulation of and transparency from Wildlife Services. Many people do not know that Wildlife Services, a federal agency under the […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/021614.mp3 On this show, two wonderful guests appeared. First, Adam Roberts joined Lori to discuss the killing of Marius, a healthy juvenile giraffe in Copenhagen’s zoo. Worldwide shock and criticism has followed this incredibly horrifying and unnecessary event. Adam Roberts, CEO of Born Free USA and Chairman of the Board, Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries, […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/112413.mp3 On this show we discussed the new film, Parrot Confidential, by award winning filmmaker, Allison Argo. There are many problems associated with having parrots as pets due to their complex social behavior, and long lifespans. Consequently, there are thousands of parrots in sanctuaries needing adoption, because families often give them up or abandon them. Argo brings […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/052613.mp3 On this show Adam Roberts came on to report about the growing practice of lion meat consumption. Roberts, Executive VP, Born Free USA, described many problems related to the practice, including the obvious animal cruelty issues as well as public health and safety concerns. Also, there is a significant element of deception and outright […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/080512.mp3 Also make sure to visit Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary – this is also covered in the show and is yet another incredible project led by Mr. Casselman. And here is David’s profile from his law firm website.