Evolutionary biologist Dan Blumstein stops by The Wild Life to talk about marmots (better known as groundhogs). Dan and Jason talk marmot behaviour, what it means to say that animals have personalities and how some animals avoid being gobbled up by other animals. Don't forget to subscribe, rate and review The Wild Life!

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' features an in-depth conversation about animals and wildlife. Topics range from the science of animal behaviour and conservation biology, to animal ethics, the intersection of wildlife and art, the critters in your own backyard, and beyond.

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