Into The Wild

Captive Reintroductions with Pete Cooper

May 10, 2021

"LET'S JUST GET THEM BACK IN THE WILD!" Sure, it's an easy sentence to say & definitely easy to believe but, how easy is it? This week I chat with with ecologist & naturalist Pete Cooper about how animals can go from enclosures, to the wild.

Pete goes into great detail of the reasons why we look at reintroductions of a species & what part that can play in the local ecosystems. I also ask Pete what animals he is most optimistic about making a comeback to the wilderness of the UK.

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Into The Wild is your weekly wildlife, nature & conservation podcast, bringing you chat from professionals about a huge variety of wild topics.

This episode is sponsored by Leica Sport Optics.

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