Steven Rinella talks with Dr. Karl Malcolm and Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.
Subjects Discussed: Zoonotic disease and the guy with the dead lion; Hua Gua or Karl’s take on Chinese hot pot; capturing blood for blood sausage; Latvian meals using ice wands; the 45th Parallel; Asiatic black bear and the Sichuan takin; the Blue Ribbon Panel project; the North American, European, and African models of wildlife conservation; contract culling of wildlife; pit hunting; the Imperial Feast: bear paw, swallow saliva consume, and more; Theodore Roosevelt’s kids were specimen hunters?; the enjoyment of hunting and fishing indigenous species; the future of hunters and conservation; venavores; and more.
-Related Links and Notes-
To follow up on Karl’s Mountain Lion Plague story, check out the article Primary Pneumonic Plague Contracted from a Mountain Lion Carcass
Dr. Karl Malcolm at the 2010 program in Ürümqi (northwestern China) where he presented to governmental officials and NGO representatives on the various models of hunting/wildlife conservation around the world, and brainstormed the future direction of China’s hunting program.
“If Deliverance and Easy Rider had sex, Southern Comfort would be their baby.”
The Blue Ribbon Panel project