Off the Leash Podcast Episode Two


In our second episode we discuss South Africa’s decision to close down the ‘canned lion’ industry and the suffering uncovered at P&G Sleigh Pig Unit in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. In ’60 Second Sell’ we flag up Mary Colwell’s latest book ‘Beak, Tooth and Claw: Living with Predators in Britain’ and the WRATH 2021 March For Wildlife in Birmingham. In ‘Hero and Villain’ we say Happy Birthday to the nation’s favourite 60-year-old naturalist (Chris Packham), and both us and guest Alan Davies go to town on the chainsaw-wielding criminal who destroyed an Osprey nesting platform (additionally we discuss statutory agencies that dish out licences to kill fish-eating birds to protect fisheries). And for our good news story we discuss the Co-op’s radical decision to cut the cost of their plant-based foods to match the price of its meat products.





Music excerpts from ‘The Old Timer’ by Tigerblood Jewel (on Epidemic Sound)

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