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Earth Rangers

Hi kids, if you think that animals are amazing, this is the show for you! Join host Earth Ranger Emma as she travels the world to discover the wildest animal facts out there and solve nature’s biggest mysteries. With top ten countdowns, an animal guessing game, conservation conversations, and epic animal showdowns, this is a journey you won’t want to miss! To learn more, visit


  • Sleek, Tubular and Incredibly Adorable - Meet: the River Otter

    Jun 03 2020

    Today, Earth Ranger Emma is going to learn about the adorable river otter, win an ultimate showdown, stump you with a mystery animal sound and present a brand new animal encounter story. Find out how Earth Rangers is protecting Canada’s West Coats’ River Otters here. Do you want to symbolically adopt an Otter plushie? Find them in our store - or better yet: Download the App. Leave a message for Emma here!

  • The Wolverine: Smelly Wilderness Grouch or Tenacious Super Weasel?

    May 07 2020

    Have you ever imagined what it might look like if a bear and a skunk had a baby? Well, imagine no more - that's exactly what a wolverine looks like! Even though wolverines are part of the weasel family,they don't look super...weasel-y. They're about the size of a medium-sized dog, do NOT want one for a pet. Why? Because they're tough. Like, REALLY tough. Trust me, you don't want to mess with a wolverine. First of all, they've got REALLY strong teeth. Then, there's their extremely sharp...more

  • The Lone Ranger Rides Again!

    Apr 30 2020

    Time to saddle up, Earth Rangers! Emma turns into a true Horse whisperer in this brand new episode of the podcast. Are there any truly wild horses left in the world? What’s the difference between walk, trot, canter and gallop? And how can you tell if a horse is dreaming? Find out all of this and much more in today’s episode! ———————— Are you looking for some cool Earth Rangers gear? Send your parents to the earth rangers shop! ———————— Read all about this episode and see some cool pictures...more

  • Bonus: Earth Rangers presents: The Big Melt

    Mar 20 2020

    Hi listeners, Earth Ranger Emma here! Today I’m really excited to present a brand new podcast brought to you by Earth Rangers: The Big Melt! My best friend Sarah has been working on this for a while and she’s super excited for you to hear it. PARENTS: THIS PODCAST IS INTENDED FOR A TEEN AUDIENCE! Sarah knows global warming is the challenge of her generation and she won’t back down until she figures it out; sorting through the science, busting myths and getting real about what’s really happen...more

  • LOL Mailbox: Rapid Fire Super Silly Animal Joke Special

    Jan 28 2020

    Why do seagulls fly over the sea? Because if they flew over the bay, they would be called bagels! Ready for some more zingers? Today Earth Ranger Emma is treating you to a special bonus episode featuring lots and lots of hilarious animal jokes that our amazing listeners sent in over the last year. Enjoy!! ———————— Don’t forget to send your own animal story to enter our brand new contest!! Find out more on the shownotes at ———————— Catch...more

  • Emma's Fireside Holiday Special

    Dec 24 2019

    Hi Listeners, Earth Ranger Emma here! I hope you’re all enjoying some quiet time at the end of the year. Have I ever told you the story of my very first wildlife encounter? Well get comfy, grab a cup of hot cocoa and listen up. See you all in 2020! Don’t forget to send your own animal story to enter our brand new contest!! Find out more on the shownotes at ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers po...more

  • The Ghost of the Great Bear Rainforest

    Oct 29 2019

    Earth Ranger Emma is busy on an overnight research expedition in the Great Bear Rainforest...but things have become a little spooky! In that a ghost in the woods? ———————— Read all about this episode and see pictures of real ‘Spirit Bears’ on the show notes at ———————— Catch up on old episodes and find out more about the Earth Rangers podcast here: ———————— Are you looking for some cool Ear...more

  • Uptown Squirrels, Penthouse Peregrines and other City Critters

    Oct 10 2019

    Emma has been traveling here, there and everywhere on the lookout for interesting wildlife. Imagine her surprise when she finds some pretty amazing creatures right in her own backyard! Then, Emma goes to visit the Toronto Wildlife Centre to meet some real-life animal-saving heroes. Plus - we finally present the best animal joke of all time! ———————— Are you looking for some cool Earth Rangers gear? Send your parents to the earth rangers shop! ———————— Read all about this episode and see pi...more

  • Feathers, Fossils and Monster Jaws - Emma's Night at the Museum

    Sep 10 2019

    Get ready Earth Rangers, we’re going full Jurassic Park on this one! Emma takes a trip to the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto to talk to superstar Palaeontologist Dr. David Evans about some of the coolest animals from the Mesozoic Era. Off course she’ll talk about the T-Rex, Pachycephalosaurus*, *Ankylosaurus and Triceratops. But have you ever heard of Zuul Crurivastator and Wendiceratops Pinhornensis? Plus - the grand finale of our “best animal joke of all time” contest! ———————— Read all...more

  • Giant Forest Hamsters and the Mysterious Artichokosaurus

    Aug 07 2019

    Today Earth Ranger Emma (almost) discovers a new species of giant Canadian forest Hamsters, we’ll get some more Turtle-rescue tips from Dr. Sue Carstairs and we learn about an animal that looks like a cross between a lizard and a pine cone. Plus: The one thing you always wanted to know about Rhinos, but never dared to ask… ———————— For more info on how to help injured turtles visit ———————— Read all about this episode and see pictures of Emma’s favourite Canadian anima...more

  • Earth Ranger Emma needs your help!

    Jul 16 2019

    Emma is on vacation this week so we’ll keep this episode really short. Check out round 4 of the contenders of the BEST ANIMAL JOKE OF ALL TIME. There is just one more round after this one and then we’re in the finals. So make sure to cast your vote for your favourite today. You can find this weeks joke on the shownotes ( but if you want to listen to -and vote on- all the jokes that were featured so far, you can find them here: https://www.e...more

  • Magnificent Moose and the Great Canadian Turtle Rescue

    Jul 01 2019

    Emma is one hard-working Earth fact, she's decided that it's time for her to take a little break. And you get to tag along on her vacation to the cottage! You never know what will happen when you're in the Canadian wilderness...but one thing's for sure: it's guaranteed to be an adventure! ———————— Read all about this episode and see pictures of Emma’s favourite Canadian animals on the show notes at ———————— Catch up on old episod...more

  • Dreamy Foxes and the World's Heaviest Unicorn!

    Jun 18 2019

    Earth Ranger Emma has a mysterious dream and goes on a quest to seek out the “real” unicorns of the animal kingdom. Plus, we speak to an actual rhino keeper! Can you guess how much food a Rhino eats every day? Hint: you’re going to need a wheel barrel. Get ready for an amazing adventure! PLUS: it’s the second round of semi-finals in our animal-joke competition. Do you have a real knee slapper for us? It’s not too late to enter. Quick - go to and click on “send us a mess...more

  • Hovering Hummingbirds and the World’s Most Extreme Animals!

    Jun 04 2019

    Earth Rangers, Emma is going to take you on an adventure to learn about some EXTREME animals - extremely cute, extremely good fliers, extremely interesting sea creatures AND some actual extremophiles. You're going to be EXTREMELY glad you joined us! PLUS: it’s the first round of semi-finals in our animal-joke competition. Do you have a real knee slapper for us? It’s not too late to enter. Quick - go to and click on “send us a message” to submit your joke. ———————— Rea...more

  • Marvelous Marsupials and Australia’s Wildest Creatures

    May 21 2019

    G'day, Earth Rangers! You're going to love this Australian episode full of fascinating facts. We’ll meet some marvellous marsupials and Emma has a chat with her Australian friend, Safari Guide Lawrence about some of the most interesting critters that live in the land down under!  Crikey! PLUS: We’re announcing the winner of our joke competition. - Does that mean we have found the best animal joke of all time?? Tune in to find out! ———————— Read all about this episode on the show notes at http...more

  • Earth Rangers presents: Tumble

    May 07 2019

    Hi Earth Rangers,  Earth Ranger Emma here with a special treat for you: This week we are featuring an episode from our friends at Tumble, a science podcast for kids. Which is a show that I just know you’ll love. Every episode tells a fascinating story of science discovery featuring kids and real scientists. The show is hosted & produced by science journalist Lindsay Patterson & teacher Marshall Escamilla. Both kids and parents are guaranteed to learn something new. It’s smart and fun, ...more

  • Deep Sea Adventures and the World's Biggest Animals

    Apr 23 2019

    Have you ever wondered what goes on beneath the waves of the icy Arctic Ocean? Join Earth Ranger Emma today as she dives deep in her submarine and learns all about whales and other ocean life. After that, prepare to be amazed as Emma counts down a top ten list of HUGE animals! This episode is full of big fun! Make sure to check out the show notes for some great pictures of the Bowhead Whale! Plus: It’s EARTH MONTH - our favourite month of the year, and this year it’s time to “stand up for the ...more

  • Understanding "Elephant Speak" and the Animal that sounds like a... Chain Saw?

    Apr 09 2019

    Hello! Bonjour! Hola! Today's podcast is all about communication. Join Earth Ranger Emma as she discovers what kind of bird can make the sound of a chain saw (really!), hikes through Algonquin Park with an expert on animal communication, and explores the four ways animals can communicate. It's time to try and talk with the animals! Plus: It’s EARTH MONTH - our favourite month of the year, and this year it’s time to “stand up for the little guys” Find out more here:

  • Head-Hiding Ostriches and Remote-Controlled Robot Birds

    Mar 26 2019

    Chirp Chirp! It's a podcast all about our fine, feathered friends! Join Earth Ranger Emma as she learns about bird tagging from an expert, discovers whether ostriches hide their heads when they get nervous, and investigates how smart owls really are by meeting an Animal Ambassador! This episode is definitely for the birds! ———————— Read all about this episode on the show notes at ———————— Help us find the BEST ANIMAL JOKE OF ALL TIME!!!! Se...more

  • Snoozing Sharks and Amazing Animal Superpowers

    Mar 12 2019

    Strap on your capes on and prepare to fly through this super-powered episode with Earth Ranger Emma! We’ll learn all about animal superpowers, find out whether sharks EVER get to stop moving, and discover the differences between poison and venom! ———————— Read all about this episode on the show notes at ———————— Help us find the BEST ANIMAL JOKE OF ALL TIME!!!! Send us your joke here for a chance to win a stylish Earth Rangers T-shirt: htt...more

  • Mysterious African Animals and a Surprisingly Chirpy Cheetah

    Feb 26 2019

    Welcome to the brand-new season of the Earth Rangers podcast! We have a lot of fun stuff planned for you, so buckle up and enjoy the ride! Today, Earth Ranger Emma travels to Serengeti National Park in Tanzania on a mission to record the roar of a mighty Cheetah. Spoiler alert: She’s in for a huge surprise! Plus: You’ll learn about 5 African species you’ve probably never heard of and Emma needs your help to ‘Spot the fake’. ———————— Read all about this episode on the show notes at https://w...more

  • Earth Rangers presents: Animal Sound Safari

    Feb 12 2019

    Hi Earth Rangers, The other day when I was out in the field, searching for fascinating stories for the new season, I bumped into a friend of mine - Safari Guide, Lawrence, from the Animal Sound Safari Podcast! He told me this funny story about Yak-poo boat riding warrior mice from Tibet. Check it out! Find more episodes of Animal Sound Safari, wherever you get your podcasts. Get the full scoop on the Earth Rangers Podcast here: Listen to more g...more

  • Emma and the bird who eats… snakes?

    Jan 29 2019

    What do you call a cow who plays an instrument? A moo-sician! Hello friends! Earth Ranger Emma here, and as you can see, I am on a quest for the best animal joke of all time. Do you know an amazing joke? Share it with us here, and maybe you can be a winner: But it’s not all fun and games here at the Earth Rangers podcast. As usual we are bringing you some amazing animal facts. Ever heard of an awesome bird with a mohawk that likes to ...more

  • Bonus: The story of the most peculiar Beluga

    Jan 10 2019

    Once upon a time there was a Beluga Whale that didn’t quite fit in with the rest of the pod… Find out why scientist were surprised when they took a closer look at the group of whales that they were studying. Plus: Earth Ranger Emma has a brand new quiz for you. “True or false” - Time to brush up on your Elephant and Camel trivia facts! Check out the show notes for more: Get the full scoop on the Earth Rangers Podcast here: ht...more

  • Bonus: The World's Funniest Animals

    Dec 19 2018

    A hilarious episode of “Who am I”, the animal sound quiz, leads Earth Ranger Emma to investigate the science of animal laughter. Do animals laugh? We certainly like to imagine that they do, and that they like to joke and goof around just like us. That’s is why we made this funny video about what animals would say if they could talk: You can also find it on the podcast bonus episodes page on https://www.earthr...more

  • Earth Rangers presents: Circle Round

    Dec 07 2018

    Have you ever felt… small? Maybe you weren’t tall enough to go on a ride at the amusement park. Or you wanted to play with the older kids, but they said you were too little. In this story, we’ll meet an animal who knows exactly how you feel! And she sets out to prove that sometimes, the tiniest among us can be the most powerful of all! Today our story is called “Turtle Island.” It comes from the folklore of the Ojibwe/Ojibwa group, of the First Nations people of Canada. Earth Ranger Emma, al...more

  • Bonus: Halloween Animals

    Oct 27 2018

    Earth Ranger Emma is on a midnight assignment in the deep dark forest, trying to stay warm next to the camp fire in this dark and foggy night. What better opportunity to explore all things Halloween, from bats to cats to “holy cow, what WAS that?!”-s Come along and get ready to have a howlin’ good time!

  • Bonus: Bring Back the Wild

    Oct 20 2018

    Earth Ranger Emma is back! It’s been a busy summer here at Earth Rangers, but boy was it worth it! We have very exciting news for you about our BRAND NEW Bring Back the Wild project animals. (Spoiler alert: they are ADORABLE) Plus: Hear from other Earth Rangers

  • Wild Wetlands and Mighty Metamorphosizing Frogs

    Sep 11 2018

    Earth Ranger Emma visits a wetland and discovers what’s behind one of nature’s most amazing transformations as she follows the incredible life cycle of a frog. And searching for a prince, we’ll also find out which species of frog is the best to kiss.  Check out all the pictures and videos from this episode in the shownotes! Discover other exciting podcasts for the whole family, like the twice-a-week adventure, Six Minutes, the hilarious weekly game show, Pants on Fire, and the first season of ...more

  • Migrating Monarchs and Hare Camouflage

    Sep 04 2018

    Earth Ranger Emma looks into how animals are dealing with the planet-wide conundrum that’s being caused by climate change. We’ll embark on an epic migration with sea turtles, and also check in with snowshoe hares to learn why they’re asking “do I wear the brown coat, or the white?” Make sure to check out the shownotes for the cutest pictures of baby snowshoe hares ever, to meet our animal expert Mike, and to find out what the difference between a hare and a rabbit is. Plus, don’t forget to sen...more

  • Eagles vs. Falcons, and Powerful Pollinators

    Aug 28 2018

    We take to the sky to for a winged showdown between two of this planet’s coolest birds of prey. Find out who’s the top talon! Plus, investigating what the buzz is all about takes Earth Ranger Emma straight to the queen bee – and then into the heart of plant-powering pollination. Check out the show notes for this episode to vote for Team Eagle or Team Falcon, meet our bee expert, Andre, and view the pollinator slideshow!

  • Black Bears, and Winter Survival Skills

    Aug 21 2018

    While investigating how animals survive the winter, Earth Ranger Emma finds out that hibernation might be more than just a four-month power nap. We’ll also figure out exactly who is behind the series of high-pitched night time toots that have everything from worms, crayfish, rats and bats on the lookout. Plus: Emma get’s to join Mike McIntosh from ‘Bear with us’ as he releases 2 rehabilitated black bears back into the wild! Find out more on the show notes!

  • Big-Eared Bats and Big Cat Countdown

    Aug 14 2018

    This week we’re counting down the world’s top 10 biggest cats, and Earth Ranger Emma ventures into a bat cave to learn about these unique flying mammals. What do bats and whales have in common? You’ll find out! Check out the show notes for cool bat pics, and super bonus ultra content:

  • Polar Bear Fur, and Birds With Flippers

    Aug 07 2018

    Brrrr.... It’s cold out there! Join Earth Ranger Emma as she travels to Antarctica to meet everyone’s favourite flightless birds…penguins! Then it’s up to the Arctic to talk to a polar bear scientist and learn why polar bears look white, despite having black skin. Wait, what!? Find out more on the show notes!

  • Trailer: Introducing... the Earth Rangers podcast!

    Jul 05 2018

    Welcome to the Earth Rangers podcast, I’m Earth Ranger Emma! I’m a wildlife biologist and roaming reporter for the Earth Rangers podcast, the brand-new show for everyone who loves to explore the mysteries of nature. Come with me as I explore the deep jungle, the frozen Arctic and splash around some wetlands, all in the name of science! If you love animals, subscribe today, so you’ll be one of the first to hear the Earth Rangers podcast when it comes out.