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How Animals Parent Their Young

Gawky goslings, leggy fawns, nervous fledglings, daredevil juvenile squirrels, cliff swallows, as summer goes on animals grow and need to leave the nest, both literally and metaphorically. On this edition of Talk of Iowa, parenting in the wild and teenage wildlife with Jim Pease.


  • Jim Pease, emeritus associate professor, natural resource ecology and management, Iowa State University
Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa
Rick Brewer was a producer for IPR's Talk of Iowa and River to River