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The MeatEater Podcast


Building on the belief that a deeper understanding of the natural world enriches all of our lives, host Steven Rinella brings a deep and relevant look at all outdoor topics including hunting, fishing, nature, conservation and wild foods. Filled with humor, irreverence and things that will surprise the hell out of you, each episode welcomes a diverse group of guests who add their own expertise on the vast world of the outdoors.

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Apr 16, 2015

Madison, Wisconsin. Steven Rinella talks with Remi Warren, Doug Duren, and Janis Putelis. Subjects discussed: big game hunting in New Zealand; getting poison oak on your pecker; whether or not there's a difference between poison oak and poison ivy; the redneck capitol of Wisconsin; acclimatization committees and impacts on New Zealand's wildlife; Steve's reluctance to eat human beings; extirpation of 500-pound birds by Polynesian cultures; Janis's need to save money for kiddy bicycles; weasels, ferrets, mongooses, and rats; Remi's first shotgun; the hardest animal to hunt; the qualities of Himalayan tahr meat; hunting Canada geese with a rifle; apex predators; how a blue heron's life is tougher than you'd think; the novelist Tom Robbins; and Remi Warren's latest TV project. Guests: Remi Warren Host of Apex Predator Doug Duren Janis Putelis Misc. Links: The 4-part New Zealand episodes of MeatEater featuring Remi Warren Janis' Hunttoeat.com site Download episodes of Remi Warren's new show Apex Predator