Big Game In The U.S., Deer On Game Farm Had CWD, Zombies And Us

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Rob Ferrett and Cynthia Schuster check in on a new study that looks at the status of big game in the United States, talk about the discovery of Chronic Wasting Disease on a Wisconsin game farm, and look at our culture’s fascination with zombies.

Featured in this Show

  • Big Game Wildlife Endangered In The United States?

    Big game animal like moose, elk, caribou, and some species of deer are facing threats from climate change, according to a new report from the National Wildlife Federation. A guest wildlife expert looks at the future of those species in the Midwest and beyond.

  • Deer Killed On Wisconsin Game Farm Tests Positive For CWD

    For the first time in five years, a deer killed on a Wisconsin game farm has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease. A WPR reporter covering the story explains the details and what this could mean.

  • Much Ado About Zombies

    Max Brooks, author of World War Z and the Zombie Survival Guide, shares his thoughts on the modern appeal of zombie apocalypse fiction.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Cynthia Schuster Host
  • Jason Dinsmore Guest
  • Glen Moberg Guest
  • Max Brooks Guest
  • Amanda Magnus Producer

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