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NPR Sound Treks: Animals - Unforgettable Encounters in the Wild

NPR

Narrator John Hamilton

Publisher: HighBridge Audio

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Summary

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.Contents:Introduction by Jon HamiltonHoly Baboon! A “Mystical” Moment In AfricaRadio Gift: John Nielsen and Wild AnimalsDecoding The Hyena’s LaughAlpha Bison: The Quieter Bellow Wins the FemalesMaking “Living With Lions” Practical in KenyaOtterly Adorable, But Born to be WildRecording Story Rattles ProducerClose Encounters with the Adirondack Black BearHear Them Roar: Noisy New World MonkeysWhat Wildlife Lurks in Central Park By Night?Slo-Mo Cricket Chirps Reveal Secret SerenadesSounds Give Researchers Clues to ElephantsChasing After the Elusive Narwhal
Duration: about 1 hour (01:09:18)
Publishing date: 2010-06-01; Unabridged; Copyright Year: 2010. Copyright Statment: —