other5billion: intriguing animal histories

other5billion: intriguing animal histories

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What have the animals done for us? More than you might realise! Join your host, Olga from the mountains, as she uncovers the history of animals… and us.


Chimpanzees as pets and wild animal souls. Life at AAP Primadomus in Spain.
Jan 31 • 28 min
In another episode dedicated to exploring the fate of chimpanzees, our closest cousin, we speak with Maria Blazques, a care giver at AAP Primadomus in Alicante, Spain. Maria Blazques inside one of the chimpanzee enclosures at AAP Primadomus We already…
What happens to chimpanzee TV advert stars when the lights go down?
Jan 7 • 46 min
In the last episode we spoke with David van Gennep, the Executive Director of AAP – a rescue and rehabilitation centre, mainly known for helping chimpanzees, with a centre in the Netherlands and another one in Spain. Today, we’re staying on a similar…
Chimpanzees. The fate of our closest cousin. Interview with David van Gennep, AAP.
Oct 25, 2018 • 56 min
Chimpanzees are our closest relatives. That doesn’t mean we’ve made their lives are easy. Far from it. According to our friends who monitor the species as part of the IUCN Red List, the Chimpanzee (or “pan troglodytes”) is an endangered species. While the…
Grasshoppers, Corals and Global Crisis. Full interview with Simon Stuart.
Oct 11, 2018 • 53 min
When you read the evermore worrying news about species extinction, climate change and rising sea levels, do you ever wonder how much you can believe? In our busy and frenetic lives we often don’t know what to believe, or how serious some of this news…
Global Species Conservation with Simon Stuart, a preview
Oct 4, 2018 • 9 min
Just last week I was over in the UK, in a very pretty little town called Bath which is famous for its Roman-built Baths. Unlike many of the people who stopped by for the day, I didn’t have time to sight see. There were far more important things to do. And…
Huskies in Antarctica
Oct 3, 2018 • 48 min
You can find and subscribe to the other5billion podcast on iTunes, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Stitcher, Overcast and wherever you get your quality listens. In this special bonus episode, you’ll hear the full interview that I had with John Killingbeck.…
A Husky History
Sep 4, 2018 • 59 min
This is a fascinating episode to begin the podcast series with! We discover that huskies have been supporting us humans for up to 15,000 years. What’s more, they’ve saved countless lives and even helped us to make some of the top scientific discoveries of…
other5billion 0.1: What Have the Animals Done for Us?
Aug 16, 2018 • 16 min
What have the animals done for us? A podcast about the history of human life alongside our furry friends.