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Tooth and Claw - Understanding our commonalities with the animal kingdom - Ep. 10 (Bonus)Aug 27, 2013 | 16:03Tooth and Claw Understanding our commonalities with the animal kingdom - Ep. 10 (Bonus) Audio
Tooth and Claw Understanding our commonalities with the animal kingdom - Ep. 10 (Bonus) Aug 27, 2013 | 16:03The celebrated biologist Frans de Waal on why we share a lot more with the animal world than we like to think and why he's not very impressed by walking on two legs.
Tooth and Claw - Dear Tooth and Claw - Ep. 10Aug 27, 2013 | 27:28Tooth and Claw Dear Tooth and Claw - Ep. 10 Audio
Tooth and Claw Dear Tooth and Claw - Ep. 10 Aug 27, 2013 | 27:28It's the human-animal relationship advice episode! With writer Susan Orlean, anthrozoologist Hal Herzog and primatologist Frans de Waal.
Tooth and Claw - Disney and the real animal kingdom - Ep. 10 (Bonus)Aug 26, 2013 | 6:03Tooth and Claw Disney and the real animal kingdom - Ep. 10 (Bonus) Audio
Tooth and Claw Disney and the real animal kingdom - Ep. 10 (Bonus) Aug 26, 2013 | 6:03Generations have had their idea of the animal world filtered through Disney. But has the magical kingdom been a force for good or ill in the *real* animal kingdom? We ask some of this season's Tooth and Claw guests.
Tooth and Claw - "Wild Ones" with author Jon Mooallem - Ep. 9 (Bonus)Aug 19, 2013 | 20:09Tooth and Claw "Wild Ones" with author Jon Mooallem - Ep. 9 (Bonus) Audio
Tooth and Claw "Wild Ones" with author Jon Mooallem - Ep. 9 (Bonus) Aug 19, 2013 | 20:09A feature interview with Jon Mooallem on his new book, "Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at People Looking at Animals in America"
Tooth and Claw - Bringing Dodos Back - Ep. 9Aug 19, 2013 | 27:30Tooth and Claw Bringing Dodos Back - Ep. 9 Audio
Tooth and Claw Bringing Dodos Back - Ep. 9 Aug 19, 2013 | 27:30Should we revive extinct species just because we can? A Tooth and Claw debate.
Tooth and Claw - More from ethical-eating guru Michael Pollan - Ep. 8 (Bonus)Aug 13, 2013 | 17:14Tooth and Claw More from ethical-eating guru Michael Pollan - Ep. 8 (Bonus) Audio
Tooth and Claw More from ethical-eating guru Michael Pollan - Ep. 8 (Bonus) Aug 13, 2013 | 17:14Find out why Michael Pollan ate a Chicken McNugget, why he says he's a great dinner guest, and whether or not the ethics of eating meat today are too complex even for him.
Tooth and Claw - Can factory-farmed meat be ethical meat? - Ep. 8Aug 13, 2013 | 27:29Tooth and Claw Can factory-farmed meat be ethical meat? - Ep. 8 Audio
Tooth and Claw Can factory-farmed meat be ethical meat? - Ep. 8 Aug 13, 2013 | 27:29Can industrial farming be truly humane? Debaters Tina Widowski, of Guelph University, and farmer and food activist Joel Salatin square off. Ethical-eating guru Michael Pollan has the last word.
Tooth and Claw - Today's meat industry with Temple Grandin - Ep. 8 (Bonus)Aug 9, 2013 | 10:27Tooth and Claw Today's meat industry with Temple Grandin - Ep. 8 (Bonus) Audio
Tooth and Claw Today's meat industry with Temple Grandin - Ep. 8 (Bonus) Aug 9, 2013 | 10:27Known for her work making slaughter more humane, Tooth & Claw host Peter Brown finds out where Temple Grandin ranks today's meat industry, and what she thinks about right before she tucks into a juicy steak.
Tooth and Claw - Shmeat's future with Mark Bittman - Ep. 8 (Bonus)Aug 9, 2013 | 9:23Tooth and Claw Shmeat's future with Mark Bittman - Ep. 8 (Bonus) Audio
Tooth and Claw Shmeat's future with Mark Bittman - Ep. 8 (Bonus) Aug 9, 2013 | 9:23Is lab-grown meat the answer? Ever practical, ever wise, New York Times food and opinion writer Mark Bittman weighs in.
Tooth and Claw - The Rat Episode - Ep. 7Aug 5, 2013 | 27:29Tooth and Claw The Rat Episode - Ep. 7 Audio
Tooth and Claw The Rat Episode - Ep. 7 Aug 5, 2013 | 27:29This week it's a look at the species we hate, and what those feelings really say about ourselves.
Tooth and Claw - How Michael Pollan learned to love bacteria - Ep. 7 (Bonus)Aug 5, 2013 | 5:33Tooth and Claw How Michael Pollan learned to love bacteria - Ep. 7 (Bonus) Audio
Tooth and Claw How Michael Pollan learned to love bacteria - Ep. 7 (Bonus) Aug 5, 2013 | 5:33In the spirit of the Rat Episode, food writer Michael Pollan explains how he learned to love bacteria, and why you should too.
Tooth and Claw - Women's Rights, Civil Rights... Animal Rights? - Ep. 6Jul 30, 2013 | 27:30Tooth and Claw Women's Rights, Civil Rights... Animal Rights? - Ep. 6 Audio
Tooth and Claw Women's Rights, Civil Rights... Animal Rights? - Ep. 6 Jul 30, 2013 | 27:30A feature interview with Peter Singer, on the upcoming 40th anniversary of his seminal book 'Animal Liberation.'
Tooth and Claw - Advocating for animals with lawyer Antoine Goetschel - Ep. 6 (Bonus)Jul 27, 2013 | 27:09Tooth and Claw Advocating for animals with lawyer Antoine Goetschel - Ep. 6 (Bonus) Audio
Tooth and Claw Advocating for animals with lawyer Antoine Goetschel - Ep. 6 (Bonus) Jul 27, 2013 | 27:09This Swiss lawyer was the world's first public animal defender. Listen in for Antoine Goetchel's thoughts on being a voice for animals in the courtroom.
Tooth and Claw - 40 years of animal liberation with Peter Singer - Ep. 6 (Bonus)Jul 27, 2013 | 28:26Tooth and Claw 40 years of animal liberation with Peter Singer - Ep. 6 (Bonus) Audio
Tooth and Claw 40 years of animal liberation with Peter Singer - Ep. 6 (Bonus) Jul 27, 2013 | 28:26Hear our full interview with philosopher Peter Singer, just ahead of the 40th anniversary of his seminal book "Animal Liberation."
Tooth and Claw - Should cats be banned? - Ep. 5Jul 23, 2013 | 27:29Tooth and Claw Should cats be banned? - Ep. 5 Audio
Tooth and Claw Should cats be banned? - Ep. 5 Jul 23, 2013 | 27:29Cats are more popular than ever as pets, but conservationists are raising the alarm about the high number of birds and mammals cats kill each year. It's led some to argue it's time to eliminate the outdoor cat.

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