Inspired by Anthony Weiner’s recent use of the phrase, “beat him like a rented mule,” we discuss a variety of idioms concerning animals, hoping to find interesting, humane alternatives to ones like “killing two birds with one stone.” Then Lori speaks with Mary Finelli founder and President of Fish Feel. Chesapeake Bay cownose rays are […]
With the world still abuzz following the killing of the silverback gorilla, Harambe, at the Cincinnati zoo, many prominent animal advocates have offered their opinions and analysis on the events, and whether the situation could have been avoided or managed differently. Lori and Peter review a few of the assertions made by one of their […]
This week’s show begins with Lori offering her views on the killing of the 450 pound Silverback Gorilla Harambe, who was captive in the Cincinnati Zoo. Authorities shot him to protect a boy who made his way into the gorilla exhibit. But who really bears responsibility for the death of this innocent creature? Legal analyst […]
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/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/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.