NPR Sound Treks: Animals: Unforgettable Encounters in the Wild

NPR Sound Treks: Animals: Unforgettable Encounters in the Wild

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From rainforests to deserts, mountains to plains, the sea to the sky, animals raise their voices in an eclectic and thrilling chorus. This collection celebrates the unique calls of the keel-billed toucan, Guatemalan coatimundi, hammerhead bat, Central African elephant, urban katydid, and many more intriguing creatures whose sounds we seldom hear.The NPR Sound Treks series features outstanding audio documentaries, stories, and commentary from the NPR archives. Each volume features sounds from nature, insights from experts and others who love the outdoor experience (naturalists, zoologists, biologists, adventurers, even a cowgirl), and vivid storytelling that captures the excitement of the wilderness.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781615730629
Publisher: HighBridge Company
Publication date: 06/01/2010
Series: NPR Sound Treks
Edition description: 1 hour on 1 CD
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

JON HAMILTON has served as a correspondent for NPR’s science desk since 1998. His current beat includes neuroscience, health risks, behavior, and bioterrorism. Before joining NPR in 1998, Hamilton was a media fellow with the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

Internationally acclaimed, NPR produces and distributes programming that reaches a combined audience of 26.4 million listeners weekly, and, unlike other media, NPR’s audience continues to grow. NPR member organizations operate 784 stations, and another 117 public radio stations also present NPR programs, for a total of more than 900 stations nationwide who broadcast NPR programming.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction by Jon Hamilton
  • Holy Baboon! A “Mystical” Moment In Africa
  • Radio Gift: John Nielsen and Wild Animals
  • Decoding The Hyena’s Laugh
  • Alpha Bison: The Quieter Bellow Wins the Females
  • Making “Living With Lions” Practical in Kenya
  • Otterly Adorable, But Born to be Wild
  • Recording Story Rattles Producer
  • Close Encounters with the Adirondack Black Bear
  • Hear Them Roar: Noisy New World Monkeys
  • What Wildlife Lurks in Central Park By Night?
  • Gorilla Population Up 14 Years After Genocide
  • Slo-Mo Cricket Chirps Reveal Secret Serenades
  • Sounds Give Researchers Clues to Elephants
  • Chasing After the Elusive Narwhal
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