Black-Footed Ferret Featured On This Week's Amazing Wildlife Podcast


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Once thought to be extinct, black-footed ferrets have another chance at survival! Hosts Rick and Ebone explore the reasons that the species is at risk, and the animal’s interesting journey on a road to recovery. Pete Gober from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service gives us an inside look at the innovative science and technology responsible for these mammals making a comeback. And Dr. Oliver Ryder, director of conservation genetics at San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance, tells the story of Elizabeth Ann, the first cloned black-footed ferret, who recently celebrated her first birthday! 

In partnership with iHeart Media, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is excited to share its new weekly podcast series, Amazing Wildlife! 

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Amazing Wildlife provides you with a behind-the-scenes look inside the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park, so you gain insights on rare species and explore the ongoing conservation efforts to save endangered wildlife, no matter how big or small. Join us as your hosts Rick Schwartz and Ebone Monet also transport you around the globe to highlight San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance’s collaborative efforts with local communities to drive positive change for the future of animals and plants. Through one-of-a-kind stories, you’ll hear what it takes to create a healthy next chapter for not only wildlife, but also for the people who share their habitats.

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