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The Rossifari Podcast brings my love of zoos, aquariums, rescues, and rehab facilities to you! Each episode features an interview with someone who works at one of these facilities. We talk about different species, individual animals, conservation efforts, nutrition...all kinds of stuff. This is a podcast suitable for all ages, but we will discuss topics like mating behaviors and euthanasia. If you're a fan of zoos, or have ever wondered what exactly a zookeeper does, how aquariums manage to ...
 
AWAKEN THE REBEL is a real talk, in your face, hilarious dose of wisdom & practical advice on how to live the life of freedom you desire & be your best self. Comedian turned Life Coach Shereen Thor will help you break the rules, and bust through old paradigms that hold you back so that you can live an extraordinary life by your design. From real life practical advice, to philosophy, to spirituality, entrepreneurship, relationships and life purpose - whether you are listening while commuting, ...
 
Being an entrepreneur in this day and age is no easy feat. In today's modern and digital environment, small and medium-sized businesses have many considerations to get to the next level. How do you develop with everybody saying you can't do it because it's outside the norm or already done? Where do you find more money to put into your company? Look no further for information, insight, and inspiration. Development Through the Noise cuts through the noise to help you execute and move the needl ...
 
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Today, the Safari takes an old dirt road to an incredible facility, the Mote Aquaculture Research Park, to explore the new International Coral Gene Bank there! You'll learn all about what coral is (it's an animal, I swear), the dangers facing this amazing group of creatures, and what is being done to preserve them! This is an episode unlike any you…
 
To celebrate International Red Panda Day 2021, I'm going back into the archives to give you not one, but TWO red-panda centric interviews from last season! First you'll hear from Danica Wolfe, a former keeper at Zoo Atlanta who talks about the last red panda she worked with there, Idgie, the queen of the zoo! Then you'll hear from Terrance Fleming,…
 
Zoo News is back with a roundup of the news from the worlds of zoos and conservation! In Zoo News, we discuss exciting zoo-based conservation stories out of the Fort Worth Zoo and Roger Williams Park Zoo; discuss health advancements and issues at the Oklahoma City Zoo, ABQ Biopark, and the Kansas City Zoo; and so much more! In Conservation News, we…
 
Today, the Safari heads to the Central Florida Zoo for not one, but two interviews! We talk with Stephanie Williams, the director of the zoo, about her varied and interesting career path, and what it means to be the director of a zoo. We then talk to Chris Torge, senior hoofstock keeper, about some of the amazing animals found at the zoo! Two poop …
 
Zoo News is back with a roundup of the news from the worlds of zoos and conservation! In Zoo News, we discuss the new hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo, a birth of a joey of one of my favorite species, how QR codes can help zoo signage, and more! In Conservation News, we hear about platypus reintroductions, male elephant twins, and more!! And Other News …
 
Today, the Safari resumes our trek through Florida with another stop at Mote Marine Lab! This episode is releasing on International Manatee Day, so I figured it would be the perfect time to learn about manatees from some real experts. And we really get into it! From basic facts, to amazing husbandry, to fart jokes (that are relevant to the discussi…
 
Zoo News is back with a roundup of the news from the worlds of zoos and conservation! In Zoo News, we discuss the amazing work done by zoos in the path of Hurricane Ida, a BUNCH of important zoo pregnancies and births, and a tale of the Bronx Zoo helping out a cougar! In Conservation News, we hear from Katie Propp, and learn about bears and sharks!…
 
Today, the Safari stays at the Trevor Zoo at Millbrook School in NY to talk to two other guests about this amazing school featuring a zoo that is mostly staffed by high school students! We talk to a former Zooie, Tiffany Hatfield, and the director of the zoo, Dr. Alan Tousignant! This is the second of a two part series from the Trevor Zoo, so make …
 
Today, the Safari takes a break from our Florida days to bring you the first of two episodes from the Trevor Zoo at Millbrook School, the ONLY AZA accredited zoo found at a high school! And, on top of that, we spend a LOT of time talking about the red pandas at the zoo, both current and former! We also talk about the otters and many other adorable …
 
Zoo News is back with a roundup of the news from the worlds of zoos and conservation! In Zoo News, we discuss a cool grant received by the Akron Zoo, a ridiculous tale of social media and the Memphis Zoo, a couple very important births, the story I have had sent to me the most times since starting Zews, and more! In Conservation News, we talk about…
 
Today, the Safari continues spending time in Florida, as I head to Gainesville to introduce you to the only teaching zoo in the United States that is accredited by the AZA! Jonathan Miot is the director of the Santa Fe Teaching Zoo, which is NOT in Santa Fe, New Mexico, as I used to think, but was only about 2.5 hours away from my gig in Sarasota! …
 
Zoo News is back with a roundup of the news from the worlds of zoos and conservation! In Zoo News, we discuss a some cool news out of Oregon, a fight at a zoo, the Delta variant and it's effect on captive populations, and more! In Conservation News, we talk about a new species of marmoset, an amazing rescue and release effort by Turtle Survival All…
 
Today, the Safari heads out into the field to bring you an interview featuring conservation in action! We go out into the field with senior biologist and conservation manager Melissa Bernahard to find and document a sea turtle nest! You'll learn all about this amazing species, and what incredible work is being done to help save them from extinction…
 
Zoo News is back with a roundup of the news from the worlds of zoos and conservation! In Zoo News, we discuss a baby giraffe, baby red pandas, THREE stories from the Toronto Zoo, and more! In Conservation News, we talk about the current state of the climate, learn about a newly discovered species of jelly, explore the concept of rewilding, and more…
 
Today, the Safari heads to Naples, Florida, to visit the incredible zoo there. We talk to Elizabeth Johnson, Supervisor of Carnivores about some of the amazing and unique species at the zoo, including fossa, a striped hyena, clouded leopards, and honey badgers! You'll even get to come hang out with the honey badgers after the interview! Then, stay …
 
Dateline: August 6, 2021: Rossifari Zoo News is back for Season 2 with zoo and conservation news stories for you! Zoo News topics include cool news out of Mote Marine Lab, advances at the Cincinnati Zoo, and more! Conservation News takes a look at the Kratt Brothers, the new IUCN Green Status, North Pacific Right whales, and more! Other News talks …
 
Today, the Safari continues our times hanging out in Florida by visiting the Lemur Conservation Foundation! We talk about this incredible conservation organization, sitting down with Caitlin, the curator of primates, and Lauren, the senior keeper at the reserve. That's right, y'all! Along with doing research and conservation work for lemurs, there …
 
Back in December, I brought you an interview with Paul Reinhart of the Cincinnati Zoo. We did our interview IN the panda exhibit, talking about the whole amazing family there. Well, that family has grown, unexpectedly, this month! I start this episode by bringing you that news story, and then bring back that interview for those that may have missed…
 
Dateline: July 30, 2021: Rossifari Zoo News is back for Season 2 with zoo and conservation news stories for you! Zoo News topics include an amazing achievement at Akron, a snow leopard with COVID, a Jacksonville jaguar that DOESN'T play football, and more! Conservation News takes a look at grizzly bear cubs, babirusa rediscovery, an extinct animal …
 
Season Two of the Safari starts off in Miami, Florida, with Communications Director and Goodwill Ambassador Ron Magill! Ron is a legend in the conservation community and the zoo field, and his skill as a storyteller makes this episode both the best start to a new season, and one that will inspire you beyond belief! If there is only one episode of t…
 
Dateline: July 22, 2021: Rossifari Zoo News is back with zoo and conservation news stories for you! Zoo News topics include baby red pandas, some very special births, and more! Conservation News takes a look at unique bird rearing techniques, tiger conservation, the giant opah fish, Asiatic black bear habitat, and much more! Other News talks about …
 
Today, the Safari heads all the way across the country to catch up with a very good personal friend of mine, Jamie Delk, a zookeeper at Woodland Park Zoo! Jamie and I have been trying to make this interview happen since before I launched the podcast, and I'm so glad to bring it to you as the Season 1 Finale! We talk about her dog (a tri-pawd), a sl…
 
Dateline: July 15, 2021: Rossifari Zoo News is back with zoo and conservation news stories for you! Zoo News topics include a baby red pandas, community conservation through zoos, and more! Conservation News takes a look at more news about beavers in the UK, a ban on balloons, giant pandas, caracal conservation, indigenous people and their effect o…
 
Today, the Safari heads to Glen Rose, Texas, to visit Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and talk to Dr. Holly Haefele, one of the veterinarians there! Holly talks about the unique parts of being a drive-through safari zoo, and also goes into great detail about one of the amazing conservation projects done at the facility...saving Atwater's Prairie Chicken…
 
Dateline: July 8, 2021: Rossifari Zoo News is back with zoo and conservation news stories for you! Zoo News topics include a troubling story out of Madison, WI, a few fun contests to enter or nominate others to, more veterinary news out of the Oakland Zoo, a red panda escape...and so much more! Conservation News takes a look at two red panda storie…
 
Today the Safari virtually visits Utah's Hogle Zoo to talk to zookeeper and TikTok sensation Zookeeper Mel! We talk about her pulling double duty in two areas right now, and hear a lot about some of the cool animals she takes care of, including Pallas' cats, Amur leopards, Amur tigers, scorpions...and, of course, we have some good red panda content…
 
Dateline: July 1, 2021: Rossifari Zoo News is back with zoo and conservation news stories for you! Zoo News topics include another "best zoos" publication, marmots at the Toronto Zoo, a farewell to a beloved animal...and so much more! Conservation News takes a look at Legos, birds, Brazil, elephants, and more! Other News talks about a tiger foster …
 
Today, the Safari heads to Sydney, Australia (by way of Zoom, sadly) to talk to Reneé Howell, a Senior Keeper at Wildlife Sydney Zoo. Reneé takes care of Kofi, a Goodfellows tree kangaroo I am absolutely in love with. Oh, also some other animals. This is a great place to learn more about wombat butts, quokka, and a special dog named Jindy. EPISODE …
 
Dateline: June 24, 2021: Rossifari Zoo News is back with zoo and conservation news stories for you! Zoo News topics include diversity initiative announcements and follow-ups, a follow up to a previous story from Zoo Tampa, some amazing births, and some really cool stories about geriatric animals at zoos...and so much more! Conservation News takes a…
 
Today, the Safari heads to Indianapolis, IN, to talk to senior marine mammal keeper Erika Allen about the dolphins in her care! Erika was a guest on Episode 38, "I Am The Walrus," and I could not be happier to have her back. We spend the whole episode talking dolphins, going deep on their amazing adaptations and the awesome care they receive at the…
 
Dateline: June 17, 2021: Rossifari Zoo News is back with a plethora of cool stories from the worlds of zoos, aquariums, and conservation! Zoo News topics include the winners of USA Today's Best Zoo Exhibit, a quick missive against the New York Times, Castor the bear, the Oakland Zoo being amazing, mermaids, a huge zoo expansion, and a story about t…
 
Today, the Safari stays in Providence, RI, for a second keeper chat at Roger Williams Park Zoo! Today, I bring you Lauren Puccia, a swing keeper! Along with being a keeper, she's also a fan and a friend, which leads to a really fun discussion of all kinds of random stuff. Lauren is also very interested in using her presence online to bring joy and …
 
As I'm sure many of you have heard, the New York Times from Friday, June 11, included an opinion piece called "The Case Against Zoos." The digital heading for this piece simply stated "Zoos Are Bad For Animals." No. I spent the evening researching, writing, and recording this rebuttal. Special thanks to Dr. Zoë Vesley-Gross for helping me out with …
 
The many trials and challenges of life can make you feel like you are losing control. Our guest, however, reminds us that you can take back your life and get it back on track. Retail automotive industry expert David Spisak joins Chris Webb in a conversation that answers the question: What do I do when I feel like losing control? David traces his li…
 
Dateline: June 10, 2021: Rossifari Zoo News is back with a plethora of cool stories from the worlds of zoos, aquariums, and conservation! Zoo News topics include the winners of USA Today's Best Zoo, Aquarium, and Safari Park contests, some birth and death, and an elephant helping with human conservation! Conservation News topics include some great …
 
Today ,the Safari heads to Providence, RI, to visit Roger Williams Park Zoo! Today I interview Laura Isaacs, a keeper in the Africa region! We talk all about watusi, zebras, cranes, and cheetahs! The episode ends with around 10 minutes spent hanging out with the cheetahs at their exhibit! And let me tell you, those cats were excited to share their …
 
Dateline: June 3, 2021: Rossifari Zoo News is back with all the zoo and conservation news you can use! Zoo News topics include some sad tales of animals passing away, another idiot human invading an animal enclosure, a viral video from a Japanese zoo, Elephants in Israel, and conservation efforts by Zoo Tampa and Memphis Zoo! Conservation News topi…
 
Today, the Safari heads back to the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Ohio. It's the moment many of you have been waiting for since this podcast began: the story of Fiona the hippo, from one of the keepers who lived it. You'll get to hear, in great detail, what those first few weeks were like for the people involved in taking care of Fiona, i…
 
The harsh truth of the world ever since time immemorial is that society hates weak men. It is always the concept of survival of the fittest. For Edward Zia, there is no one else to deal better with this predicament than ourselves. Sitting down with Chris Webb, the international master coach discusses how his eyes were opened to this undeniable trut…
 
Dateline: May 27, 2021: Rossifari Zoo News is back with all the zoo and conservation news you can use! Zoo News topics include the seizure of big cats from a former Tiger King associate, a person climbing into a spider monkey exhibit, AZA ZHAP, an alligator escape, news from the National Zoo, and more! Conservation News topics include tasmanian dev…
 
Today, the Safari stays at Cape May County Zoo to talk to Amy King! Amy is the dietitian at the zoo, and part of that job includes taking care of the red pandas there, including Luna, the oldest panda in the United States! You'll get to hear all about the geriatric care of this amazing girl, and about her younger friend Benjamin! We also discuss fo…
 
Dateline: May 20, 2021: Rossifari Zoo News is here with the latest news from the world of zoos and conservation! This week we talk about an amazing new mixed species exhibit coming to a zoo in the UK; the surprising death of a markhor; an update on the Akron red wolf pups and the butterflies mentioned in last week's episode; some exciting beluga mo…
 
Today, the Safari heads to Cape May Courthouse, NJ, to visit the Cape May County Zoo! I sit down with Jen Berg, the Supervising Animal Keeper of Carnivores and Primates to talk about her favorite animals, the big cats that are at the zoo. These cats include lions, cheetahs, snow leopards, and Amur leopard, and, of course, a cow! Ok, the cow isn't a…
 
What makes good and effective business leadership? Is it found in your engaging marketing strategies, enticing offers, or mesmerizing promotional items? For Martin Mayorga, only two things must be considered for this: keeping an authentic self and valuing your people no matter what. Joining Chris Webb, he shares the story of how his rough life in L…
 
Dateline: May 13, 2021: Rossifari Zoo News is back with this week's headlines in the world of zoos and conservation! This week in Zoo News, we talk about a possible expansion at Reid Park Zoo; an update to last week's Blue at the Zoo story; a new inclusive membership program at Columbus Zoo; some amazing training being done at Zoo Atlanta, and a ve…
 
Today, the Safari heads to the Smithsonian to talk to Carly Hornberger, a primate keeper at Smithsonian's National Zoo, and Jenn Donato, the Registrar at the Smithsonian's Conservation Biology Institute. While we do talk a little bit about their careers, today both guests are here to talk about the Association of Minority Zoo and Aquarium Professio…
 
Dateline: May 6, 2021: Rossifari Zoo News is here to talk about Covid vaccines in non-human animal species, new mask guidelines at zoos, introduce you to AMZAP and talk about the involvement of the AZA and ZAA, and so much more. In Conservation News, we discuss manatees, polar bears, palm oil, bats, chickens, and bison! And in Other News: which bir…
 
Today, the Safari heads back to Akron, Ohio, to preview the brand new exhibits making up the Wild Asia section of the zoo, opening May 29th! Wild Asia brings three species to the Akron Zoo...red pandas, tigers, and gibbons! This episode features chats with one of the primary keepers of each species (Tyler, Brenna, and Lisa), and an interview with E…
 
"Kintsugi" means "golden repair." It's a Japanese art of repairing broken pottery by using golden lacquer to mend the broken pieces together. Chris Webb's guest is Terrance McMahon, the inspirational author of SuperHero Self: How to Recover From Anything and Recreate Yourself. In this episode, Terrance shares his journey from being a CEO with a sev…
 
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