After being reduced to near extinction levels during the first half of the 20th century, the wild turkey is in the midst of an surprising comeback throughout the United States, with an estimated population of 7 million. Biologist Robert Abernethy with the National Wild Turkey Federation tell us why.
A Dog Walks Into A Nursing Home And… A few years ago, when journalist and Rhodes Scholar Sue Halpern discovered her Labradoodle had grown into a bored adolescent, she decided to find her canine companion a job – as a therapy dog. Sue tells the story of what happened next, which is also the subject of her book A Dog Walks Into a Nursing Home: Lessons in the Good Life From an Unlikely Teacher.
Fin Flap: Why did animals with limbs become the first land dwellers, instead of animals with fins? Sandra Tsing Loh of The Loh Down on Science attempts to solve an evolutionary mystery.
Music: “Cartiano Marra” and “Mozart Sonata KV331 in A Major” by Uakti