Science writer Brian Switek joins Jason Goldman to talk about dead things. From Ice Age mammals trapped in tar beneath Los Angeles to dinosaur behaviour and the science of ‘de-extinction’, this week The Wild Life is all about death. Follow Brian on Twitter: @laelaps

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Jason is an animal behaviour researcher, science communicator and wildlife-nerd extraordinaire whose work has been featured in countless science blogs and publications (Scientific AmericanIo9 and Conservation Magazine to name a few). Each episode of The Wild Life is essentially an in-depth conversation with someone whose work or interests revolve around animals or wildlife, on topics ranging from the science of animal behaviour and conservation biology, to animal ethics, the wildlife in your own backyard – and beyond.

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