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Deadly animals and ice yachts

Bob Wills stands in front of an ice yacht at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.
Lucas Willard
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WAMC
Bob Wills stands in front of an ice yacht at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.  

On this episode of The Best of Our Knowledge: We’ll learn about the world’s most formidable creatures. National Geographic writer Jen Szymanski will speak with our Jody Cowan about her latest book for young readers, “Deadliest Animals on the Planet.”  

And we’ll learn about ice yachts – the fastest craft on the planet at the turn of the 20th Century.  

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Lucas Willard is a reporter and host at WAMC Northeast Public Radio, which he joined in 2011.
One of the newest additions to the WAMC team, Jody Cowan has a naturally curious approach to media production and strong passion for story telling. Jody's work is currently showcased on the shows 51% and The Best of Our Knowledge.
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