Messages from the Wild

A series of brief interviews with animals, offering them a chance to give us a perspective on their environment.

The House Spider

This is for Max, a Spider Ambassador, which we should all be really. Maybe once you've heard this fascinating House Spider, you may want to become one, it certainly changed my view of them. 

 

with many thanks to Peter Smithers, Honorary Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society

Entomologist, University of Plymouth

 

 

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The Dandelion

Plants have a message too and as it's Spring, I thought it would be a good time to give the dandelion a voice.

A favourite of the Ashy Mining Bee.

 

with many thanks Alex Morss

Ecologist and Author

www.alexmorss.co.uk   @morss_alex 

 

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Some slugs are useful.

And funny.

 

with many thanks to Dr Ben Rowson

Senior Curator: Invertebrate Biodiversity (Terrestrial Mollusca), National Museum Cardiff

https://museum.wales/cardiff/ 

 

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Messages from the Wild podcast has been hibernating (for good reason) but as spring has arrived in Europe now is the time to hear from the Ashy Mining Bee who will be out and about pollinating and building her nest in the ground in relative peace and quiet.

 

with many thanks to Rhian Rowson

Natural History Curator, Bristol Museum, Galleries and Archives

www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

 

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With many thanks to Dr George McGavin,

Zoologist, Broadcaster, Author 

 

That ends the First Season of Messages from the Wild.

Please send any requests for animals you'd particularly like to hear from for the next season....coming soon.

And please send feedback.

Thank you for listening.

Happy Christmas.

Annabel 

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With many thanks to Peter Rock,

Urban Gull Expert, Research Associate, University of Bristol

 

Coming up next...The Highland Midge

 

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With thanks to Mark Pajak,

Spider Expert, Bristol Museum and Art Galleries   

Twitter: @markyspider

 

Coming up next...The Lesser Black Backed Gull

 

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With many thanks to David Dewsbury,

Wildlife Enthusiast and Researcher, Forest of Dean

 

Coming up next...The Purse Web Spider

 

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#020 The Blow Fly

With many thanks to Dr Amoret Whitaker,

Senior Lecturer (University of Winchester)

Scientific Associate (Natural History Museum, London)

 

coming up next...The Great Crested Newt

 

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With many thanks to David Brown,

Bat Specialist, Avon Bat Group

 

Coming up next...The Blow Fly

 

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#018 The Earwig

With thanks to Ray Barnett,

Head of Collections and Archives, Bristol Museum and Art Galleries

ray.barnett@bristol.gov.uk | www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

 

Coming up next...The Greater Horseshoe Bat

 

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With many thanks to Dr George McGavin,

Zoologist, Broadcaster, Author 

 

Coming up next...The Earwig

 

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With many thanks to Gill Brown,

Dormouse Specialist Surveyor, Bristol Naturalists’ Society

 

Coming up next...The Dung Beetle

 

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Coming up next...The Hazel Dormouse

 

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#014 The Cow

With many thanks to Rosamund Young,

Farmer and Author

www.thesecretlifeofcows.co.uk 

 

Coming up next...The Holly Blue Butterfly

 

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#013 The Koala

With many thanks to Andrew Knight,

Professor of Animal Welfare and Ethics, University of Winchester

www.andrewknight.info 

 

Coming up next...The Cow

 

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Spider Expert, Bristol Museum and Art Galleries   

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Coming up next...The Koala

 

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#011 The Barn Owl

With many thanks to Ian McGuire,

Wildlife Educator and Owl Specialist

www.wildowl.co.uk 

 

Coming up next...The Cellar Spider

 

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#010 The Otter

With many thanks to Gill Brown,

Otter Specialist Surveyor, Bristol Naturalists’ Society

 

Coming up next...The Barn Owl

 

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#009 The Ladybird

With many thanks to Ray Barnett,

Head of Collections and Archives, Bristol Museum and Art Galleries

ray.barnett@bristol.gov.uk | www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

 

Coming up next...The Otter

 

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With many thanks to Ed Drewitt,

Naturalist, Broadcaster, Wildlife Detective

www.eddrewitt.co.uk 

 

Coming up next...The Ladybird

 

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With many thanks to Dr George McGavin,

Zoologist, Broadcaster, Author

 

Coming up next...The Peregrine Falcon

 

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#006 The Hedgehog

With many thanks to Yvonne Cox,

Hedgehog Rescue, South Gloucestershire

www.hedgehogrescue.info

 

Coming up next...The Stag Beetle

 

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With many thanks to Ray Barnett,

Head of Collections and Archives, Bristol Museum and Art Galleries

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Coming up next...The Hedgehog

 

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