Unbelievable Volcanoes, Dinosaurs & Whales on Tour

Believe It or Not, during the 20th century, frozen whale carcasses were big draws on the circus and carnival midways!  Historian James Taylor visits this week and talks about frozen whales, live whales and exploding whales.  Mark Oswald wraps up his series on natural oddities and unbelievable sights at US National Parks, by telling us about the opportunity to walk right up to the crater of an active volcano.

ALSO ON THIS EPISODE:

  • Ryan DeSear, manager of Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, Tenn., tells Ralf about the new Dinosaur exhibit that will be on display through the end of the year
  • Neal Thompson, the author of the new biography of Robert Ripley, “A Curious Man,” talks about his research and the amazing facts he uncovered about the curious man

Stephen Stills provides the musical egress this week with Marianne.



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