Environmental Chemist Training Workshop

Published: Dec. 30, 2020, 4:21 p.m.
Duration: 38 minutes 36 seconds

Are you a fan of Emma’s Chemistry Corner? In this episode, you can find all 5 chemistry segments back to back, brought to you by or friends at BASF. Find everything you need to follow along with Emma’s science experiments at home in the shownotes: https://www.earthrangers.com/s1e44/ Are you a card-carrying Earth Rangers member yet? Make sure to sign up for FREE App today to get your membership card in the mail. Get it here! —————————————————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.gzmshows.com/

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What's small, fuzzy, with black and white stripes - and stinky feet?

Published: Dec. 16, 2020, 5:21 a.m.
Duration: 19 minutes 46 seconds

What’s the buzz, Earth Rangers? It’s time for Bee facts with Emma! We visit a conservation area in Saskatchewan and in Emma’s Chemistry corner we get to talk to a real-life chemist. Are you a card-carrying Earth Rangers member yet? Make sure to sign up for FREE App today to get your membership card in the mail. Get it here! —————————————————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.gzmshows.com/

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The Case of the Slithering Milk Thief and Science with Cabbage

Published: Dec. 9, 2020, 2:43 a.m.
Duration: 26 minutes 17 seconds

Psst.. Earth Rangers… today’s creature-feature is pretty slithery. Feeling a bit nervous? Nah! There’s no reason to be scared of snakes, even the dangerous ones are more likely to be more afraid than you, so if you keep your distance, they will not bother you. And the eastern milksnake is non-venomous and very cute. Today Emma talks to Tyson Reid from Toronto and Region Conservation Authority about the Meadoway project. An initiative that helps protect many species that live in the Greater Toronto Area, including ospreys, the red foxes, and eastern milksnake. Tyson told us all about his adventures as a wildlife technician and what he thinks about snakes. Then, on Emma’s Chemistry Corner – Emma will help you become environmental scientists, using red cabbage! Why red cabbage? It has a special molecule called anthocyanin that changes its colour according to how acidic something is. To follow along with our colour changing experiment, follow the instructions on the show-notes page. —————————————————————- Do you have a cool animal encounter story to share with us? Submit it here: https://www.earthrangers.com/leave-us-a-message/ —————————————————————- Are you a card-carrying Earth Rangers member yet? Make sure to sign up for FREE App today to get your membership card in the mail. Get it here! —————————————————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.gzmshows.com/

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Red Knots (?!) and Science with Spinach

Published: Dec. 2, 2020, 4:22 a.m.
Duration: 26 minutes 20 seconds

Ahoi Landlubbers, Captain Emma is here to teach you all about knots. The bowline, the Sailor’s knot, the double bend, the red knot… Wait - isn’t a Red Knot a migrating shorebird? Tune in to find out! Also in today’s episode: Emma’s Chemistry corner, where Emma is exploring a really important chemical reaction called photosynthesis. Plus - get ready for an experiment you can do at home! Brought to you by our friends at BASF. Find out what you need in the show-notes —————————————————————- Do you have a cool animal encounter story to share with us? Submit it here: https://www.earthrangers.com/leave-us-a-message/ —————————————————————- Are you a card-carrying Earth Rangers member yet? Make sure to sign up for FREE App today to get your membership card in the mail. Get it here! —————————————————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.gzmshows.com/

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Steam-Blasting Beetles and other Animals with Chemical Superpowers

Published: Nov. 4, 2020, 2:33 p.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 56 seconds

Hello Earth Rangers! Today Emma will reveal some of the tricks of the mischievous gray squirrels and how they and other animals prepare for the winter. In today’s Emma’s Chemistry Corner - brought to you with the help of our friends at BASF - Emma talks about biology, the connection between mosquitoes and elephants, and why we really need to know chemistry to truly understand the living world. She’ll also introduce some really cool animals that took chemistry to the next level! Find out more in the show-notes —————————————————————- Do you have a cool animal encounter story to share with us? Submit it here: https://www.earthrangers.com/leave-us-a-message/ —————————————————————- Are you a card-carrying Earth Rangers member yet? Make sure to sign up for FREE App today to get your membership card in the mail. Get it here! —————————————————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.gzmshows.com/

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Spooky Special Part 2: the Ghost of the Great Bear Rainforest (Rebroadcast)

Published: Oct. 31, 2020, 7:32 p.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 10 seconds

Earth Ranger Emma is busy on an overnight research expedition in the Great Bear Rainforest...but things have become a little spooky! In fact...is that a ghost in the woods? Watch out for a BRAND NEW episode early next week! ———————— Read all about this episode and see pictures of real ‘Spirit Bears’ on the show notes at https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/s2e14 ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/podcast/ ———————— Are you looking for some cool Earth Rangers gear? Send your parents to the earth rangers shop! ———————— Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ Ready to become an official Earth Ranger? Sign up today at www/earthrangers.com

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Spooky Special: Halloween Animals (rebroadcast)

Published: Oct. 30, 2020, 10:45 p.m.
Duration: 8 minutes 20 seconds

Earth Ranger Emma is on a midnight assignment in the deep dark forest, trying to stay warm next to the camp fire in this dark and foggy night. What better opportunity to explore all things Halloween, from bats to cats to “holy cow, what WAS that?!”-s Come along and get ready to have a howlin’ good time! Watch out for another spooky special tomorrow! —————————————————————- Do you have a cool animal encounter story to share with us? Submit it here: https://www.earthrangers.com/leave-us-a-message/ —————————————————————- Are you a card-carrying Earth Rangers member yet? Make sure to sign up for FREE App today to get your membership card in the mail. Get it here! —————————————————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.gzmshows.com/

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James Bond of Birds - or the Penguin of the North

Published: Sept. 17, 2020, 3:59 a.m.
Duration: 23 minutes 45 seconds

Emma is enjoying the dog days of summer while dreaming of a colder place - and the cool birds that live there. Plus: check out the brand new segment: Emma’s Chemistry Corner: Earth Ranger Emma is exploring the secrets and wonders of Chemistry with the help of our friends at BASF. She’ll even lead you in some experiments that real chemists do – experiments that you can do at home! Since they’re kid-friendly, you won’t need a lab coat and safety goggles to do them, but you’ll still feel like a super scientist!  Find out more in the show-notes —————————————————————- Do you have a cool animal encounter story to share with us? Submit it here: https://www.earthrangers.com/leave-us-a-message/ —————————————————————- Are you a card-carrying Earth Rangers member yet? Make sure to sign up for FREE App today to get your membership card in the mail. Get it here! —————————————————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.gzmshows.com/

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The Search for the Big Bad Wolf

Published: Aug. 12, 2020, 9:14 p.m.
Duration: 21 minutes 19 seconds

This big, bad episode is dedicated to our favourite fairytale villain: the wolf! Find out if this malicious canine really is as bad as those 3 little piggies would have you believe! How many wolves live in the Canadian wilderness? Are wolves similar to dogs? Could a wolf actually blow your house down if they tried? Find out these and many more wolf facts in today’s episode of the Earth Rangers podcast! —————————————————————- Do you have a cool animal encounter story to share with us? Submit it here: https://www.earthrangers.com/leave-us-a-message/ —————————————————————- Are you a card-carrying Earth Rangers member yet? Make sure to sign up for FREE App today to get your membership card in the mail. Get it here! —————————————————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.gzmshows.com/

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The dark, dark forest (which is actually really nice)

Published: July 29, 2020, 1:52 p.m.
Duration: 18 minutes 11 seconds

Hello Earth Rangers! Today is a special day for Earth Ranger Emma - it's her ranger-versary! (her anniversary of becoming an Earth Ranger) and she decides to go celebrate it in her favourite place – her neighborhood forest.  Come and join her on a trip deep into the woods. Don’t worry - It’s actually really nice. Learn more about today’s topics in the show-notes! Thanks to Sustainable Forestry Initiative and Project Learning Tree Canada for their collaboration on this episode. —————————————————————- Are you a card-carrying Earth Rangers member yet? Make sure to sign up for FREE App today to get your membership card in the mail. Get it here! —————————————————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.gzmshows.com/

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Biodi-what?!-sity and an Enchanting Underwater Encounter

Published: July 13, 2020, 6:25 p.m.
Duration: 19 minutes 42 seconds

Today Emma re-visits her trip to the Royal Ontario Museum’s Biodiversity gallery. Plus find out which sea creature Earth Ranger Sarah finds much more exciting than dolphins and whales. —————————————————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.gzmshows.com/

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The Big Melt - We love the North

Published: June 23, 2020, 4:13 a.m.
Duration: 27 minutes 37 seconds

Remember last week I talked about arctic foxes, and how they have been disappearing from the southern edge of the tundra around the globe? It happens because arctic foxes lose their habitat and THAT happens because of climate change. Changes in global weather is causing the sea ice to shrink. It also changes the tundra because more and more plants and animal species from the south can invade further into the north so the tundra is becoming more like shrublands or woodlands. That’s bad news for the arctic foxes and other arctic animals because they need the sea ice and the tundra to survive! My best friend, Sarah, actually makes a podcast about climate change called ‘The Big Melt’, and she made a specific episode on how climate change affects animals in the arctic, animals like arctic foxes and ringed seals. Find out more about the show at www.bigmeltpodcast.com —————————————— Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.gzmshows.com/

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What Does the Arctic Fox Say?

Published: June 13, 2020, 4:14 a.m.
Duration: 22 minutes 57 seconds

The Arctic fox, also known as the white fox, polar fox, or snow fox, is a small fox native to the Arctic and it’s not just incredibly adorable- it’s also fascinating! Join Earth Ranger Emma in this “Creature Feature” and listen to her interview with a real-life Arctic Fox expert! If you want to help protect these beautiful foxes in the wild, you can do so through the Earth Rangers Wildlife adoptions program. Find out more here: https://www.earthrangers.com/northern-project/ To adopt your own Arctic Fox plushie visit our store at https://www.theearthrangersshop.com/ Don’t forget to download our new App and become an Earth Ranger! It’s completely FREE! Here is the link to our snake identification article that Emma mentioned in the episode: https://www.earthrangers.com/eco-activities/eco-activity-53-venomous-or-harmless-a-dangerous-game/ —————————————————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.gzmshows.com/

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Sleek, Tubular and Incredibly Adorable - Meet: the River Otter

Published: June 3, 2020, 4:26 a.m.
Duration: 21 minutes 22 seconds

Today, Earth Ranger Emma is going to learn about the adorable river otter, win an ultimate showdown, stump you with a mystery animal sound and present a brand new animal encounter story. Find out how Earth Rangers is protecting Canada’s West Coats’ River Otters here. Do you want to symbolically adopt an Otter plushie? Find them in our store - or better yet: Download the App. Leave a message for Emma here!

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The Wolverine: Smelly Wilderness Grouch or Tenacious Super Weasel?

Published: May 7, 2020, 4:59 a.m.
Duration: 22 minutes 35 seconds

Have you ever imagined what it might look like if a bear and a skunk had a baby? Well, imagine no more - that's exactly what a wolverine looks like! Even though wolverines are part of the weasel family,they don't look super...weasel-y. They're about the size of a medium-sized dog, but...you do NOT want one for a pet. Why? Because they're tough. Like, REALLY tough. Trust me, you don't want to mess with a wolverine. First of all, they've got REALLY strong teeth. Then, there's their extremely sharp claws and the fact that they're amazing hunters. Find out all about these amazing and tough animals in today’s episode. ———————— Want to adopt your own Wolverine? Are you looking for some cool Earth Rangers gear? Send your parents to the earth rangers shop! ———————— Read all about this episode and see some cool pictures of horses on the show notes at https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast ————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ Ready to become an official Earth Ranger? Sign up today at www/earthrangers.com

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The Lone Ranger Rides Again!

Published: April 30, 2020, 9:43 p.m.
Duration: 23 minutes 3 seconds

Time to saddle up, Earth Rangers! Emma turns into a true Horse whisperer in this brand new episode of the podcast. Are there any truly wild horses left in the world? What’s the difference between walk, trot, canter and gallop? And how can you tell if a horse is dreaming? Find out all of this and much more in today’s episode! ———————— Are you looking for some cool Earth Rangers gear? Send your parents to the earth rangers shop! ———————— Read all about this episode and see some cool pictures of horses on the show notes at https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast ————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ Ready to become an official Earth Ranger? Sign up today at www/earthrangers.com

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Bonus: Earth Rangers presents: The Big Melt

Published: March 20, 2020, 6:55 p.m.
Duration: 4 minutes 51 seconds

Hi listeners, Earth Ranger Emma here! Today I’m really excited to present a brand new podcast brought to you by Earth Rangers: The Big Melt! My best friend Sarah has been working on this for a while and she’s super excited for you to hear it. PARENTS: THIS PODCAST IS INTENDED FOR A TEEN AUDIENCE! Sarah knows global warming is the challenge of her generation and she won’t back down until she figures it out; sorting through the science, busting myths and getting real about what’s really happening. She’s tired of waiting for someone else to fix things, She’s going DIY; learning the facts, interviewing experts and actually being honest about how it feels to not know all the answers. Because It matters.  Because She cares. Because it’s our job to fix it. Even if she has to share her podcast studio with her little brother. Earth Rangers is proud to present, The Big Melt; a podcast about what comes next. For more info and a chance to win a custom “The Big Melt” T-shirt, visit www.bigmeltpodcast.com

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LOL Mailbox: Rapid Fire Super Silly Animal Joke Special

Published: Jan. 28, 2020, 10:03 p.m.
Duration: 19 minutes 26 seconds

Why do seagulls fly over the sea? Because if they flew over the bay, they would be called bagels! Ready for some more zingers? Today Earth Ranger Emma is treating you to a special bonus episode featuring lots and lots of hilarious animal jokes that our amazing listeners sent in over the last year. Enjoy!! ———————— Don’t forget to send your own animal story to enter our brand new contest!! Find out more on the shownotes at https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/s2e16/ ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/podcast/ ———————— Are you looking for some cool Earth Rangers gear? Send your parents to the earth rangers shop! ———————— Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ Ready to become an official Earth Ranger? Sign up today at www/earthrangers.com

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Emma's Fireside Holiday Special

Published: Dec. 24, 2019, 5:18 a.m.
Duration: 9 minutes 55 seconds

Hi Listeners, Earth Ranger Emma here! I hope you’re all enjoying some quiet time at the end of the year. Have I ever told you the story of my very first wildlife encounter? Well get comfy, grab a cup of hot cocoa and listen up. See you all in 2020! Don’t forget to send your own animal story to enter our brand new contest!! Find out more on the shownotes at https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/s2e15/ ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/podcast/ ———————— Are you looking for some cool Earth Rangers gear? Send your parents to the earth rangers shop! ———————— Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ Ready to become an official Earth Ranger? Sign up today at www/earthrangers.com

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The Ghost of the Great Bear Rainforest

Published: Oct. 29, 2019, 2:14 p.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 10 seconds

Earth Ranger Emma is busy on an overnight research expedition in the Great Bear Rainforest...but things have become a little spooky! In fact...is that a ghost in the woods? ———————— Read all about this episode and see pictures of real ‘Spirit Bears’ on the show notes at https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/s2e14 ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/podcast/ ———————— Are you looking for some cool Earth Rangers gear? Send your parents to the earth rangers shop! ———————— Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ Ready to become an official Earth Ranger? Sign up today at www/earthrangers.com

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Uptown Squirrels, Penthouse Peregrines and other City Critters

Published: Oct. 10, 2019, 7 a.m.
Duration: 19 minutes 48 seconds

Emma has been traveling here, there and everywhere on the lookout for interesting wildlife. Imagine her surprise when she finds some pretty amazing creatures right in her own backyard! Then, Emma goes to visit the Toronto Wildlife Centre to meet some real-life animal-saving heroes. Plus - we finally present the best animal joke of all time! ———————— Are you looking for some cool Earth Rangers gear? Send your parents to the earth rangers shop! ———————— Read all about this episode and see pictures of city wildlife on the show notes at https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/s2e13 ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/podcast/ ————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ Ready to become an official Earth Ranger? Sign up today at www/earthrangers.com

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Feathers, Fossils and Monster Jaws - Emma's Night at the Museum

Published: Sept. 10, 2019, 6:50 p.m.
Duration: 16 minutes 51 seconds

Get ready Earth Rangers, we’re going full Jurassic Park on this one! Emma takes a trip to the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto to talk to superstar Palaeontologist Dr. David Evans about some of the coolest animals from the Mesozoic Era. Off course she’ll talk about the T-Rex, Pachycephalosaurus*, *Ankylosaurus and Triceratops. But have you ever heard of Zuul Crurivastator and Wendiceratops Pinhornensis? Plus - the grand finale of our “best animal joke of all time” contest! ———————— Read all about this episode and see pictures of some awesome dinos on the show notes at https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/s2e12 ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/podcast/ ————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ Ready to become an official Earth Ranger? Sign up today at www/earthrangers.com ————————- Quick: What fish only swims at night? A starfish!

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Giant Forest Hamsters and the Mysterious Artichokosaurus

Published: Aug. 7, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Duration: 16 minutes 6 seconds

Today Earth Ranger Emma (almost) discovers a new species of giant Canadian forest Hamsters, we’ll get some more Turtle-rescue tips from Dr. Sue Carstairs and we learn about an animal that looks like a cross between a lizard and a pine cone. Plus: The one thing you always wanted to know about Rhinos, but never dared to ask… ———————— For more info on how to help injured turtles visit www.ontarioturtles.ca ———————— Read all about this episode and see pictures of Emma’s favourite Canadian animals on the show notes at https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/s2e11 ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/podcast/ ————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ Ready to become an official Earth Ranger? Sign up today at www/earthrangers.com

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Earth Ranger Emma needs your help!

Published: July 16, 2019, 6 a.m.
Duration: 4 minutes 27 seconds

Emma is on vacation this week so we’ll keep this episode really short. Check out round 4 of the contenders of the BEST ANIMAL JOKE OF ALL TIME. There is just one more round after this one and then we’re in the finals. So make sure to cast your vote for your favourite today. You can find this weeks joke on the shownotes (https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/s2e10/)- but if you want to listen to -and vote on- all the jokes that were featured so far, you can find them here: https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/the-quest-for-best-animal-joke-ever Plus: Earth Ranger Emma has a favour to ask… ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/podcast/ ————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ Ready to become an official Earth Ranger? Sign up today at www/earthrangers.com

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Magnificent Moose and the Great Canadian Turtle Rescue

Published: July 1, 2019, 6 a.m.
Duration: 15 minutes 30 seconds

Emma is one hard-working Earth Ranger...in fact, she's decided that it's time for her to take a little break. And you get to tag along on her vacation to the cottage! You never know what will happen when you're in the Canadian wilderness...but one thing's for sure: it's guaranteed to be an adventure! ———————— Read all about this episode and see pictures of Emma’s favourite Canadian animals on the show notes at https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/s2e9 ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/podcast/ ————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ Ready to become an official Earth Ranger? Sign up today at www/earthrangers.com

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Dreamy Foxes and the World's Heaviest Unicorn!

Published: June 18, 2019, 7:11 p.m.
Duration: 15 minutes 38 seconds

Earth Ranger Emma has a mysterious dream and goes on a quest to seek out the “real” unicorns of the animal kingdom. Plus, we speak to an actual rhino keeper! Can you guess how much food a Rhino eats every day? Hint: you’re going to need a wheel barrel. Get ready for an amazing adventure! PLUS: it’s the second round of semi-finals in our animal-joke competition. Do you have a real knee slapper for us? It’s not too late to enter. Quick - go to Earthrangers.com/podcast and click on “send us a message” to submit your joke. ———————— Read all about this episode on the show notes at https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/s2e8 ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/podcast/ ————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ ————————- Ready to become an official Earth Ranger? Sign up today at www/earthrangers.com

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Hovering Hummingbirds and the World’s Most Extreme Animals!

Published: June 4, 2019, 8:20 a.m.
Duration: 15 minutes 46 seconds

Earth Rangers, Emma is going to take you on an adventure to learn about some EXTREME animals - extremely cute, extremely good fliers, extremely interesting sea creatures AND some actual extremophiles. You're going to be EXTREMELY glad you joined us! PLUS: it’s the first round of semi-finals in our animal-joke competition. Do you have a real knee slapper for us? It’s not too late to enter. Quick - go to Earthrangers.com/podcast and click on “send us a message” to submit your joke. ———————— Read all about this episode on the show notes at https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/s2e7 ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/podcast/ ————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ ————————- Ready to become an official Earth Ranger? Sign up today at www/earthrangers.com

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Marvelous Marsupials and Australia’s Wildest Creatures

Published: May 21, 2019, 8 a.m.
Duration: 16 minutes 22 seconds

G'day, Earth Rangers! You're going to love this Australian episode full of fascinating facts. We’ll meet some marvellous marsupials and Emma has a chat with her Australian friend, Safari Guide Lawrence about some of the most interesting critters that live in the land down under!  Crikey! PLUS: We’re announcing the winner of our joke competition. - Does that mean we have found the best animal joke of all time?? Tune in to find out! ———————— Read all about this episode on the show notes at https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/s2e6 ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/podcast/ ————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ ————————- Ready to become an official Earth Ranger? Sign up today at www/earthrangers.com

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Earth Rangers presents: Tumble

Published: May 7, 2019, 8:04 a.m.
Duration: 16 minutes 32 seconds

Hi Earth Rangers,  Earth Ranger Emma here with a special treat for you: This week we are featuring an episode from our friends at Tumble, a science podcast for kids. Which is a show that I just know you’ll love. Every episode tells a fascinating story of science discovery featuring kids and real scientists. The show is hosted & produced by science journalist Lindsay Patterson & teacher Marshall Escamilla. Both kids and parents are guaranteed to learn something new. It’s smart and fun, and you should listen and subscribe now.  In this episode Join Lindsay and Marshall on a field trip to the biggest bat colony in the world! Bracken Cave is home to 15 million Mexican free-tailed bats. It’s the largest concentration of mammals on the planet, and it’s made up of only mothers and their babies. Plus, you’ll meet a real-life Batwoman. Jessica Dreyer is a bat biologist who is studying how bats learn to be bats. Now… TO THE BAT CAVE!  Find Tumble science podcast for kids at bestrobotever.com, or wherever you get your podcasts. ——————————- Want to leave a message for Earth Ranger Emma? You can reach her here: https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/leave-us-a-message/ ——————————- Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/podcast/ ——————————- Are you ready to become an Earth Ranger yourself: sign up here: https://www.earthrangers.com/membership

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Deep Sea Adventures and the World's Biggest Animals

Published: April 23, 2019, 8:30 p.m.
Duration: 17 minutes 10 seconds

Have you ever wondered what goes on beneath the waves of the icy Arctic Ocean? Join Earth Ranger Emma today as she dives deep in her submarine and learns all about whales and other ocean life. After that, prepare to be amazed as Emma counts down a top ten list of HUGE animals! This episode is full of big fun! Make sure to check out the show notes for some great pictures of the Bowhead Whale! Plus: It’s EARTH MONTH - our favourite month of the year, and this year it’s time to “stand up for the little guys” Find out more here: https://www.earthrangers.com/earthmonth ———————— Read all about this episode on the show notes at https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/s2e5 ———————— Help us find the BEST ANIMAL JOKE OF ALL TIME!!!! Send us your joke here for a chance to win a stylish Earth Rangers T-shirt: https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/leave-us-a-message/ Hurry! Contest ends April 30th 2019 ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/podcast/ ————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ ————————- Ready to become an official Earth Ranger? Sign up today at www/earthrangers.com

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Understanding "Elephant Speak" and the Animal that sounds like a... Chain Saw?

Published: April 9, 2019, 8 a.m.
Duration: 16 minutes 20 seconds

Hello! Bonjour! Hola! Today's podcast is all about communication. Join Earth Ranger Emma as she discovers what kind of bird can make the sound of a chain saw (really!), hikes through Algonquin Park with an expert on animal communication, and explores the four ways animals can communicate. It's time to try and talk with the animals! Plus: It’s EARTH MONTH - our favourite month of the year, and this year it’s time to “stand up for the little guys” Find out more here: https://www.earthrangers.com/earthmonth ———————— Read all about this episode on the show notes at https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/s2e4/ ———————— Help us find the BEST ANIMAL JOKE OF ALL TIME!!!! Send us your joke here for a chance to win a stylish Earth Rangers T-shirt: https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/leave-us-a-message/ Hurry! Contest ends April 30th 2019 ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/podcast/ ————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ ————————- Ready to become an official Earth Ranger? Sign up today at www/earthrangers.com

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Head-Hiding Ostriches and Remote-Controlled Robot Birds

Published: March 26, 2019, 8 a.m.
Duration: 17 minutes 21 seconds

Chirp Chirp! It's a podcast all about our fine, feathered friends! Join Earth Ranger Emma as she learns about bird tagging from an expert, discovers whether ostriches hide their heads when they get nervous, and investigates how smart owls really are by meeting an Animal Ambassador! This episode is definitely for the birds! ———————— Read all about this episode on the show notes at https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/s2e3/ ———————— Help us find the BEST ANIMAL JOKE OF ALL TIME!!!! Send us your joke here for a chance to win a stylish Earth Rangers T-shirt: https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/leave-us-a-message/ Hurry! Contest ends April 30th 2019 ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/podcast/ ————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ ————————- Ready to become an official Earth Ranger? Sign up today at www/earthrangers.com

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Snoozing Sharks and Amazing Animal Superpowers

Published: March 12, 2019, 8 a.m.
Duration: 14 minutes 9 seconds

Strap on your capes on and prepare to fly through this super-powered episode with Earth Ranger Emma! We’ll learn all about animal superpowers, find out whether sharks EVER get to stop moving, and discover the differences between poison and venom! ———————— Read all about this episode on the show notes at https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/s2e2/ ———————— Help us find the BEST ANIMAL JOKE OF ALL TIME!!!! Send us your joke here for a chance to win a stylish Earth Rangers T-shirt: https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/leave-us-a-message/ Hurry! Contest ends April 30th 2019 ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/podcast/ ————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ ————————- Ready to become an official Earth Ranger? Sign up today at www/earthrangers.com

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Mysterious African Animals and a Surprisingly Chirpy Cheetah

Published: Feb. 26, 2019, 9 a.m.
Duration: 15 minutes 45 seconds

Welcome to the brand-new season of the Earth Rangers podcast! We have a lot of fun stuff planned for you, so buckle up and enjoy the ride! Today, Earth Ranger Emma travels to Serengeti National Park in Tanzania on a mission to record the roar of a mighty Cheetah. Spoiler alert: She’s in for a huge surprise! Plus: You’ll learn about 5 African species you’ve probably never heard of and Emma needs your help to ‘Spot the fake’. ———————— Read all about this episode on the show notes at https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/s2e1/ ———————— Help us find the BEST ANIMAL JOKE OF ALL TIME!!!! Send us your joke here for a chance to win a stylish Earth Rangers T-shirt: https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/leave-us-a-message/ ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/podcast/ ————————- Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/

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Earth Rangers presents: Animal Sound Safari

Published: Feb. 12, 2019, 9 p.m.
Duration: 19 minutes 18 seconds

Hi Earth Rangers, The other day when I was out in the field, searching for fascinating stories for the new season, I bumped into a friend of mine - Safari Guide, Lawrence, from the Animal Sound Safari Podcast! He told me this funny story about Yak-poo boat riding warrior mice from Tibet. Check it out! Find more episodes of Animal Sound Safari, wherever you get your podcasts. Get the full scoop on the Earth Rangers Podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/ Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/

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Emma and the bird who eats… snakes?

Published: Jan. 29, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Duration: 9 minutes 8 seconds

What do you call a cow who plays an instrument? A moo-sician! Hello friends! Earth Ranger Emma here, and as you can see, I am on a quest for the best animal joke of all time. Do you know an amazing joke? Share it with us here, and maybe you can be a winner: https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/leave-us-a-message/ But it’s not all fun and games here at the Earth Rangers podcast. As usual we are bringing you some amazing animal facts. Ever heard of an awesome bird with a mohawk that likes to EAT SNAKES?? Find out more in this episode, or visit our shownotes for some cool pictures: https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/bonus-episodes-s1/ Get the full scoop on the Earth Rangers Podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/ Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/

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Bonus: The story of the most peculiar Beluga

Published: Jan. 10, 2019, 4 p.m.
Duration: 8 minutes 11 seconds

Once upon a time there was a Beluga Whale that didn’t quite fit in with the rest of the pod… Find out why scientist were surprised when they took a closer look at the group of whales that they were studying. Plus: Earth Ranger Emma has a brand new quiz for you. “True or false” - Time to brush up on your Elephant and Camel trivia facts! Check out the show notes for more: https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/bonus-episodes-s1/ Get the full scoop on the Earth Rangers Podcast here: https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/ Listen to more great kids and family shows at: http://www.bestrobotever.com/

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Bonus: The World's Funniest Animals

Published: Dec. 19, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
Duration: 7 minutes 14 seconds

A hilarious episode of “Who am I”, the animal sound quiz, leads Earth Ranger Emma to investigate the science of animal laughter. Do animals laugh? We certainly like to imagine that they do, and that they like to joke and goof around just like us. That’s is why we made this funny video about what animals would say if they could talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHW-7i1IkBE&feature=youtu.be You can also find it on the podcast bonus episodes page on earthrangers.com: https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/bonus-episodes-s1/ Enjoy!

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Earth Rangers presents: Circle Round

Published: Dec. 7, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Duration: 17 minutes 45 seconds

Have you ever felt… small? Maybe you weren’t tall enough to go on a ride at the amusement park. Or you wanted to play with the older kids, but they said you were too little. In this story, we’ll meet an animal who knows exactly how you feel! And she sets out to prove that sometimes, the tiniest among us can be the most powerful of all! Today our story is called “Turtle Island.” It comes from the folklore of the Ojibwe/Ojibwa group, of the First Nations people of Canada. Earth Ranger Emma, along with some of her Earth Ranger friends had the chance to participate on this episode of Circle Round - an amazing podcast that tells folk stories from around the world, adapted for todays families. If you enjoy this story, make sure to check out their other stories at www.wbur.org/circleround

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Bonus: Halloween Animals

Published: Oct. 27, 2018, 6 a.m.
Duration: 8 minutes 20 seconds

Earth Ranger Emma is on a midnight assignment in the deep dark forest, trying to stay warm next to the camp fire in this dark and foggy night. What better opportunity to explore all things Halloween, from bats to cats to “holy cow, what WAS that?!”-s Come along and get ready to have a howlin’ good time!

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Bonus: Bring Back the Wild

Published: Oct. 20, 2018, 6 a.m.
Duration: 9 minutes 15 seconds

Earth Ranger Emma is back! It’s been a busy summer here at Earth Rangers, but boy was it worth it! We have very exciting news for you about our BRAND NEW Bring Back the Wild project animals. (Spoiler alert: they are ADORABLE) Plus: Hear from other Earth Rangers

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Wild Wetlands and Mighty Metamorphosizing Frogs

Published: Sept. 11, 2018, 7:30 a.m.
Duration: 18 minutes 44 seconds

Earth Ranger Emma visits a wetland and discovers what’s behind one of nature’s most amazing transformations as she follows the incredible life cycle of a frog. And searching for a prince, we’ll also find out which species of frog is the best to kiss.  Check out all the pictures and videos from this episode in the shownotes! Discover other exciting podcasts for the whole family, like the twice-a-week adventure, Six Minutes, the hilarious weekly game show, Pants on Fire, and the first season of Young Ben Franklin -- all from our friends at Gen-Z Media and PRX. All at BestRobotEver.com.

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Migrating Monarchs and Hare Camouflage

Published: Sept. 4, 2018, 7:30 a.m.
Duration: 18 minutes 37 seconds

Earth Ranger Emma looks into how animals are dealing with the planet-wide conundrum that’s being caused by climate change. We’ll embark on an epic migration with sea turtles, and also check in with snowshoe hares to learn why they’re asking “do I wear the brown coat, or the white?” Make sure to check out the shownotes for the cutest pictures of baby snowshoe hares ever, to meet our animal expert Mike, and to find out what the difference between a hare and a rabbit is. Plus, don’t forget to send us your best animal impressions here. EARTH RANGER EMMA NEEDS YOU!!

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Eagles vs. Falcons, and Powerful Pollinators

Published: Aug. 28, 2018, 4:30 a.m.
Duration: 16 minutes 51 seconds

We take to the sky to for a winged showdown between two of this planet’s coolest birds of prey. Find out who’s the top talon! Plus, investigating what the buzz is all about takes Earth Ranger Emma straight to the queen bee – and then into the heart of plant-powering pollination. Check out the show notes for this episode to vote for Team Eagle or Team Falcon, meet our bee expert, Andre, and view the pollinator slideshow! https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/episode-4/

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Black Bears, and Winter Survival Skills

Published: Aug. 21, 2018, 8 a.m.
Duration: 16 minutes 53 seconds

While investigating how animals survive the winter, Earth Ranger Emma finds out that hibernation might be more than just a four-month power nap. We’ll also figure out exactly who is behind the series of high-pitched night time toots that have everything from worms, crayfish, rats and bats on the lookout. Plus: Emma get’s to join Mike McIntosh from ‘Bear with us’ as he releases 2 rehabilitated black bears back into the wild! Find out more on the show notes! https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/episode-3/

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Big-Eared Bats and Big Cat Countdown

Published: Aug. 14, 2018, 6 a.m.
Duration: 15 minutes 54 seconds

This week we’re counting down the world’s top 10 biggest cats, and Earth Ranger Emma ventures into a bat cave to learn about these unique flying mammals. What do bats and whales have in common? You’ll find out! Check out the show notes for cool bat pics, and super bonus ultra content: https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/episode-2

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Polar Bear Fur, and Birds With Flippers

Published: Aug. 7, 2018, 6 a.m.
Duration: 15 minutes 27 seconds

Brrrr.... It’s cold out there! Join Earth Ranger Emma as she travels to Antarctica to meet everyone’s favourite flightless birds…penguins! Then it’s up to the Arctic to talk to a polar bear scientist and learn why polar bears look white, despite having black skin. Wait, what!? Find out more on the show notes! https://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/podcast/episode-1/

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Trailer: Introducing... the Earth Rangers podcast!

Published: July 5, 2018, 4:38 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 11 seconds

Welcome to the Earth Rangers podcast, I’m Earth Ranger Emma! I’m a wildlife biologist and roaming reporter for the Earth Rangers podcast, the brand-new show for everyone who loves to explore the mysteries of nature. Come with me as I explore the deep jungle, the frozen Arctic and splash around some wetlands, all in the name of science! If you love animals, subscribe today, so you’ll be one of the first to hear the Earth Rangers podcast when it comes out.

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