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Aaron Torres Podcast, Bonus Episode: Star of Animal Planet’s “Extinct or Alive” and wildlife expert Forrest Galante

As we hit the slow, middle of the summer, Aaron Torres is back with a bonus, non-sports episode of the Aaron Torres Podcast, as we he welcomes in wildlife expert and host of Animal Planet’s “Extinct or Alive” Forrest Galante. The guys discuss the show, Forrest’s new book and his craziest adventures of trying to find extinct animals in the world’s most dangerous countries. Here is a full rundown of the show:

Animal Planet’s Forest Galante joins the show: After a short introduction, Aaron welcomes in Forrest Galante host of Animal Planet’s “Extinct or Alive” in which Galante goes to remote parts of the world to look for animals that were believed to be extinct. Forrest discusses his science background (8:00), how an unexpected role launched his TV career (9:00) and his new book “Still Alive.” From there he discusses some of his craziest adventures, including negotiating with drug lords in Colombia (21:00), fleeing armed guards in Africa (35:30), what it’s like to actually swim in crocodile infested waters and the discovery of his first extinct animal, which even he didn’t expect to happen.

Enjoy this bonus episode of the Aaron Torres Podcast, and we will get back to our normal sports coverage discussing Pangos All-American camp, expanded college football playoff and much, much more.

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And here is a quick excerpt of the show, for those who have never seen it before.


Article written by Aaron Torres

Aaron Torres is covering football and basketball for KSR this season after four years at Fox Sports. Follow him on Twitter @Aaron_Torres, Facebook or e-mail at [email protected] He is also the author of the only book written on the Calipari era, “One and Fun: A Behind the Scenes Look at John Calipari and the 2010 Kentucky Wildcats.”