Exploring ethical captive management of reptiles & amphibians through the lens of biological science, conservation, and human nature. The Animals at Home Network is a nature-based podcast network and is currently the home of several podcast programs: The Animals at Home Podcast hosted by Dillon Perron, Animals Everywhere hosted by Bryce Broom, Reptiles & Research Podcast hosted by Liam Sinclair and Ellie Hills, and Project Herpetoculture hosted by Phillip Lietz and Roy Arthur Blodgett. Each show on the network brings all members of the reptile community together to discuss breeding, reptile husbandry, scientific research, wildlife conservation, and more!
In this episode, Phil and Roy have a discussion with the one and only, Dr. Zac Loughman of West Liberty University! As always, we briefly discuss Zac’s background in herpetoculture, before getting right into it – exploring the central conflicts and tensions within herpetoculture. We also talk about the value of evidence-based husbandry and printed media in the digital age. In terms of subject matter alone, this is one of our most important episodes yet! Have a listen! And please like, subscribe, and share this episode, if you feel so inclined. To offer direct support to the show, please consider subscribing to our Patreon (https://patreon.com/projectherpetoculture) and have a look at our generous sponsors!
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