Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Episode 26: Mountain Lions

Episode 26: Mountain Lions

October 11, 2018

The biggest wildcat in the country may be called the cougar, panther, painter, mountain lion, puma, or catamount. No matter what you call them, they are amazingly efficient predators.

The 2 Minutes in the Yellowstone Ecosystem podcast is a production of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.

Episode 25: When Migration Goes Wrong

Episode 25: When Migration Goes Wrong

October 5, 2018

Migration routes may be instinctive or they may be learned. What's the difference? What happens if things go wrong? And what if a black vulture shows up in Red Lodge, Montana?

The 2 Minutes in the Yellowstone Ecosystem podcast is a production of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.

Episode 24: Hyperphagic Bears

Episode 24: Hyperphagic Bears

September 28, 2018

Hibernation time is approaching, and the bears are eating everything in sight. Join us for a chat about hyperphagia and some news about the Sanctuary's new education exhibits.

The 2 Minutes in the Yellowstone Ecosystem podcast is a production of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.

Episode 23: Quoth the Ravens

Episode 23: Quoth the Ravens

September 21, 2018

Our "Talk Like a Pirate Day" episode discusses some extremely smart birds with some surprising behaviors. Yep. It should have been ravens on the pirates' shoulders.

The 2 Minutes in the Yellowstone Ecosystem podcast is a production of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.

Episode 22: Animals Changing Their Environment

Episode 22: Animals Changing Their Environment

September 14, 2018

Some animals adapt well to changing ecosystem. Others take things in their own paws and make the changes in their environment all by themselves, intentionally or not.

The 2 Minutes in the Yellowstone Ecosystem podcast is a production of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.

Episode 21: West Nile Virus

Episode 21: West Nile Virus

September 5, 2018

The West Nile Virus, which is transmitted by mosquitos, is all over the greater Yellowstone ecosystem. Today we talk about what it is, how it spreads, and what to do about it.

The 2 Minutes in the Yellowstone Ecosystem podcast is a production of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.

Episode 20: Animals With the Wrong Names

Episode 20: Animals With the Wrong Names

August 30, 2018

Jellyfish aren't fish; sea horses aren't horses; flying foxes aren't foxes. We also have some animals here in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem that got the wrong names.

The 2 Minutes in the Yellowstone Ecosystem podcast is a production of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.

Episode 19: Wolverines

Episode 19: Wolverines

August 24, 2018

They may not have adamantium claws, but this largest terrestrial member of the weasel family is still a fascinating and impressive animal!

Learn more about us on the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary website.

Episode 18: Lagomorphs

Episode 18: Lagomorphs

August 17, 2018

Is it a rodent? No, it's a lagomorph! Join us for a discussion about rabbits, hares, picas, and washing your mouth out with soap.

Learn more about us on the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary website.

Episode 17: Red Foxes

Episode 17: Red Foxes

August 9, 2018

Red foxes, the smallest wild canines in our ecosystem, are quite different from their larger cousins, the wolves and coyotes.

Learn more about us on the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary website.