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Every Question From MeatEater Trivia XII

Conservation

Every Question From MeatEater Trivia XII

This is MeatEater Trivia, the only game show where conservation always wins. If you’re not familiar with the show, it’s a bonus podcast we drop every Wednesday on the MeatEater Podcast feed. This is trivia you’re not going to find in Trivial Pursuit or Jeopardy, because these questions are born out...
MeatEater Has a New Weekly Podcast!

Conservation

MeatEater Has a New Weekly Podcast!

Almost a year ago, we introduced MeatEater Trivia on a podcast episode as a new segment. Then at Christmas, we released our first ever dedicated show to the concept. Since then, we’ve been intermittently dropping new episodes of MeatEater Trivia whenever we could get the crew together. And through...
Location of Forrest Fenn’s Treasure Finally Revealed

Public Lands & Waters

Location of Forrest Fenn’s Treasure Finally Revealed

The decade-long search for Forrest Fenn’s treasure ended two years ago, but the hunt for answers has not. Although details have slowly surfaced since Jack Stuef located the gold-filled chest, the greatest Fenn mystery of all remained unsolved: Where was the treasure hidden? Finally last week, we got...
Bar Room Banter: The Old Man of Crater Lake

Public Lands & Waters

Bar Room Banter: The Old Man of Crater Lake

Crater Lake, as we discussed on episode 285 of the MeatEater Podcast, is the deepest waterbody in America. It was formed 8,000 years ago when the Mount Mazama volcano collapsed in on itself. Still, that’s not even the most interesting thing about the lake. That title belongs to The Old Man of the...
Video: Giant Bull Elk Try to Escape Wildfire

Wildlife Management

Video: Giant Bull Elk Try to Escape Wildfire

At nearly 67,000 acres, the Poverty Flats Fire in Eastern Montana is the state’s largest wildfire of the year so far. Amazingly, the sizable blaze hasn’t claimed any structures yet—but it’s certainly displacing wildlife. The most jarring example is a July 30 video taken by Chris Sharpe, a member of...
Video: River Otter and Snapping Turtle Fight to the Death

Wildlife Management

Video: River Otter and Snapping Turtle Fight to the Death

If the video doesn't play on site, follow this link. This week’s viral video comes from Wisconsin. The encounter reminds us of a recent video out of Tennessee where a black bear and feral hog fight to the death. And the cameraperson’s composure is rivaled only by the woman who captured a bald eagle...
Fact Checker: Was Meriwether Lewis Murdered?

Anthropology

Fact Checker: Was Meriwether Lewis Murdered?

Myths, lies and old wives’ tales loom large in the outdoor pursuits. Here at MeatEater, we’re dedicated to separating facts from bull, so we created this series to examine suspect yarns. If there’s a belief, rumor, or long-held assumption you’d like us to fact check, drop us a note at factchecker...
Fact Checker: Are There Dinosaur Fossils on the Moon?

Anthropology

Fact Checker: Are There Dinosaur Fossils on the Moon?

Myths, lies and old wives’ tales loom large in the outdoor pursuits. Here at MeatEater, we’re dedicated to separating facts from bull, so we created this series to examine suspect yarns. If there’s a belief, rumor, or long-held assumption you’d like us to fact check, drop us a note at factchecker...
Video: Black Bear Steals Candy from Gas Station

Wildlife Management

Video: Black Bear Steals Candy from Gas Station

California has a weird relationship with its big predators. From their pattern of poisoning mountain lions on golf courses to their effort to ban black bear hunting—you never know what’s going to come out of the Golden State. This footage from last fall might take the Little Debbie, though. In not...
New York Man Arrested for Trying to Blow Up Deer Camp

Public Lands & Waters

New York Man Arrested for Trying to Blow Up Deer Camp

Irving J. Talavera Jr. of Rotterdam, New York, was arrested for second-degree attempted arson on March 21. The felony charge stems from Talavera’s alleged attempt to blow up a hunting camp and its occupants in the Adirondacks of Upstate New York. According to statements filed in the case, the 4...