The first guest on this show was Dr. Derek Burkholder, research scientist at Save Our Seas Shark Center at Nova Southeastern University. Lori and Derek discussed shark threats and conservation and the recent news from CITES, which added protected status to more shark and ray species. Then, Tracy Coppola appeared to discuss the issues concerning tigers and big cats in private collections. Tracy is Campaign Officer with International Fund for Animal Welfare, IFAW. Detroit Tigers players were posing with a captive tiger cub as a promotion, and the discussion began with the concerns that raised.
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