BewilderBeasts

#10: The Dogs Who Saved A Town and A Gold Medal Rat

November 03, 2020 MuttStuff Media Season 1 Episode 10
BewilderBeasts
#10: The Dogs Who Saved A Town and A Gold Medal Rat
Chapters
00:00:00
Intro
00:01:30
Silly Animal Laws Still On The Books
00:03:02
Balto and Togo Race for Mercy
00:22:40
The Hero Rat Who Won a Gold Medal
BewilderBeasts
#10: The Dogs Who Saved A Town and A Gold Medal Rat
Nov 03, 2020 Season 1 Episode 10
MuttStuff Media

Welcome to Bewilderbeasts! Today, we’re going to talk about two dogs who saved a town from a diphtheria outbreak, a hero rat saving people from unexploded bombs, and some bizarre animal laws around the United States that are still - somehow - on the books. 


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If there are topics you would be interested hearing about on the podcast, know of any historical animals who changed the world, animals who help humans, or wacky animals in the news, send them in to: 

bewilderbeastspod@gmail.com 
Tweet @bewilderedpod
BewilderbeastsPod on Facebook
@bewilderbeasts on Instagram

Intro Music is “Tiptoe out the back” by Dan Lebowicz and Interstitial music is by MK2


Don’t forget to like, subscribe, review and share with your curious friends.
Thanks for listening! 


I’m Melissa McCue-McGrath with Muttstuff media, author of Considerations for the City Dog 

Now, go get curious!

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https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/25/asia/hero-rat-landmines-award-intl-hnk-scli/index.html

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority

http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20161014-in-1925-a-remote-town-was-saved-from-lethal-disease-by-dogs

https://www.nps.gov/people/togo.htm 

 https://www.cmnh.org/balto 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1925_serum_run_to_Nome

https://www.bandofcats.com/15-strange-and-funny-cat-laws/

https://www.pawculture.com/for-fun/weird-pet-news/the-weirdest-animal-laws-in-america/


 

Show Notes Chapter Markers

Welcome to Bewilderbeasts! Today, we’re going to talk about two dogs who saved a town from a diphtheria outbreak, a hero rat saving people from unexploded bombs, and some bizarre animal laws around the United States that are still - somehow - on the books. 


*****


If there are topics you would be interested hearing about on the podcast, know of any historical animals who changed the world, animals who help humans, or wacky animals in the news, send them in to: 

bewilderbeastspod@gmail.com 
Tweet @bewilderedpod
BewilderbeastsPod on Facebook
@bewilderbeasts on Instagram

Intro Music is “Tiptoe out the back” by Dan Lebowicz and Interstitial music is by MK2


Don’t forget to like, subscribe, review and share with your curious friends.
Thanks for listening! 


I’m Melissa McCue-McGrath with Muttstuff media, author of Considerations for the City Dog 

Now, go get curious!

*******************************

https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/25/asia/hero-rat-landmines-award-intl-hnk-scli/index.html

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority

http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20161014-in-1925-a-remote-town-was-saved-from-lethal-disease-by-dogs

https://www.nps.gov/people/togo.htm 

 https://www.cmnh.org/balto 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1925_serum_run_to_Nome

https://www.bandofcats.com/15-strange-and-funny-cat-laws/

https://www.pawculture.com/for-fun/weird-pet-news/the-weirdest-animal-laws-in-america/


 

Silly Animal Laws Still On The Books
Balto and Togo Race for Mercy
The Hero Rat Who Won a Gold Medal