Niall McCann - Tapirs + Anacondas

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Niall McCann is an explorer, biologist and conservationist who currently serves as the Director of Conservation for National Park Rescue, a direct-action conservation organization that focuses on preventing the slaughter of elephants, rhinos and lions in sub-Saharan Africa.

We talk about:

- giant otters and tapirs

- catching pythons and anacondas

- the roar of a tiger

- and have a deep discussion on the state of conservation in Africa.

Niall’s work:

www.niallmccann.com

www.nationalparkrescue.org

www.twitter.com/niallpmccann

Sources for topics discussed:

William Baird: https://bit.ly/2VydiFi

Operation Muscox: https://bit.ly/2SAXv6J

His Dark Materials Trilogy: https://bit.ly/1NlLfPZ

Philip Pullman: www.philip-pullman.com

Harry Potter: https://bit.ly/2flUHGY

JK Rowling: www.jkrowling.com

British Antarctic Survey: www.bas.ac.uk

Mount Asgard: https://bit.ly/2EyTJFI

Sir Roger Moore: https://bit.ly/2qREMtj

Nigel Leader-Williams: https://bit.ly/2EKG9jZ

Giant otters vs jaguar: https://bit.ly/2TbZu6v

Niall with anaconda: https://bit.ly/2SH9yPQ

Movie 'Anaconda': https://bit.ly/2Hd5eWq

South Florida python bounty: https://bit.ly/2VxcKze

Jesus Rivas anacondas: https://bit.ly/2VzQMvI

National Park Rescue: www.nationalparkrescue.org

Baird’s tapir: https://bit.ly/2RYqykS

Eating megafauna study: https://bit.ly/2GKgkSn

Four types of tapir: https://bit.ly/2UfP5mI

Panthera - Franklin Castañeda: https://bit.ly/2Hd8lxJ

Borneo tapir article by Jeremy Hance: https://bit.ly/2Ccr7C7

Lanai cat sanctuary: https://lanaicatsanctuary.org/

DSWT: www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org

Reteti: www.retetielephants.org

Chizarira National Park: https://bit.ly/2UgnPEB

National Geographic: www.nationalgeographic.com

African Parks: www.africanparks.org

John Hume: https://bit.ly/2XBZiMj

Ami Vitale: www.amivitale.com

WildAid, Yao Ming, shark fin soup: https://bit.ly/2ALJxv8

National Park Rescue documentary: https://vimeo.com/175752302

World Wildlife Fund: www.worldwildlife.org

WWF scandal/allegations: https://bbc.in/2SKwLAu

Full show notes @ https://bit.ly/2HYZNuP

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