Ep 7: The Pigeon Who Saved 194 Men (War animals)
October 14, 2020
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Ep 7: The Pigeon Who Saved 194 Men (War animals)

Ep 7: The Pigeon Who Saved 194 Men (War animals)

Muttstuff Media / BewilderBeasts

Today on Bewilderbeasts, host Melissa McCue-McGrath introduces a pigeon who saved 194 people in WWI and goats who are fighting wildfires in an unusual way. 

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Melissa McCue-McGrath, CPDT-KA, is a science-based dog trainer outside of Boston, MA, and author of the book, "Considerations for the City Dog". She has a dog training channel on YouTube that has free classes and lessons for anyone who is interested in positive reinforcement dog training. More about Melissa can be found at MelissaMcCueMcGrath.com

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Intro Music is “Tiptoe out the back” by Dan Lebowicz
Interstitial music is by MK2
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I got today's information from:
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/using-goats-to-prevent-wildfires-51327045/

https://www.npr.org/2020/01/05/792458505/california-cities-turn-to-hired-hooves-to-help-prevent-massive-wildfires

https://science.howstuffworks.com/nature/natural-disasters/firefighting-goats.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cher_Ami

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/cher-ami 

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/630019/stink-bug-invasion-2020-could-be-headed-your-way

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