Hippo ranching, a poop vault, and orcas sinking boats
We have so much on our minds that we couldn’t pick one topic for today — we’re going with three! Strap in.
First: a failed bill from the 1900s that proposed hippopotamus ranching in the U.S.
Then: an initiative to save humanity by storing poop in a vault
And finally: orcas teaching each other to sink boats.
- Dr. Shoshi Parks: Anthropologist turned freelance writer specializing in history, travel and food
- Dr. Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello: Professor at Rutgers University and President of The Microbiota Vault
- Monika Wieland Shields: Co-founder and Director of the Orca Behavior Institute and author of Endangered Orcas: The Story of the Southern Residents
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Colin McEnroe and Cat Pastor contributed to this show.