other5billion: intriguing animal histories

8 EpisodesProduced by Olga Pavlovsky

What have the animals done for us? More than you might realise! Join your host, Olga from the mountains, as she uncovers the history of animals... and us.

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Chimpanzees as pets and wild animal souls. Life at AAP Primadomus in Spain.

January 31st, 2019

28:35

In another episode dedicated to exploring the fate of chimpanzees, our closest cousin, we speak with Maria Blazques, a care giver at AAP Primadomus in Alicante, Spain.

Maria Blazques inside one of the chimpanzee …

What happens to chimpanzee TV advert stars when the lights go down?

January 7th, 2019

46:17

In the last episode we spoke with David van Gennep, the Executive Director of AAP – a rescue and rehabilitation centre, mainly known for helping chimpanzees, with a centre in the Netherlands and another one in Spain.

Chimpanzees. The fate of our closest cousin. Interview with David van Gennep, AAP.

October 25th, 2018

56:31

Chimpanzees are our closest relatives. That doesn’t mean we’ve made their lives are easy. Far from it.

According to our friends who monitor the species as part of the IUCN Red List, the Chimpanzee (or “pan troglodytes”) …

Grasshoppers, Corals and Global Crisis. Full interview with Simon Stuart.

October 11th, 2018

53:14

When you read the evermore worrying news about species extinction, climate change and rising sea levels, do you ever wonder how much you can believe?

In our busy and frenetic lives we often don’t know what to believe, …

Global Species Conservation with Simon Stuart, a preview

October 4th, 2018

9:11

Just last week I was over in the UK, in a very pretty little town called Bath which is famous for its Roman-built Baths. 

Unlike many of the people who stopped by for the day, I didn’t have time to sight see. There were …

Huskies in Antarctica

October 3rd, 2018

48:15

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A Husky History

September 4th, 2018

59:55

This is a fascinating episode to begin the podcast series with! We discover that huskies have been supporting us humans for up to 15,000 years. What’s more, they’ve saved countless lives and even helped us to make some …

other5billion 0.1: What Have the Animals Done for Us?

August 16th, 2018

16:33

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