Ep 14. Rage lizards, snake probes and turtle tunnels with James Baxter Gilbert

If you catch a scientist in action, chances are they will be doing something strange. After all the entire profession involves pushing the boundaries of human knowledge and conducting experiments that have never been done before. In this pursuit scientists find themselves coming up with creative solutions to new problems.

In this interview James Baxter Gilbert tells tales of his adventures trouble shooting snake probes, protecting threatened species and avoiding bear attacks. His journey as a scientist and herpetologist has taken him from his homeland of Canada to the holy land of reptiles that is Australia. He now spends his days chasing rage lizards in canoes and stealing their babies, best listen to the interview…

Follow James on Twitter @JamesBG_27 or check out http://www.whitinglab.com

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Music: ‘Strange Stuff’ by Sonic Wallpaper – http://www.sonicwallpaper.bandcamp.com

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