The Reality of Wildlife

Are we losing our animal instincts? Has our concrete jungle warped our perception of the animal kingdom?


In Indonesia recently a woman was swallowed whole by a 7 metre long python. All over the internet there’s a goldmine of videos with people accidentally and purposely entering animal enclosures, with dire physical consequences. How could anybody forget the Harambe debacle?

In this vein we’re asking, if living in big cities and the media has skewed people’s perceptions of the nature of wild animals and how dangerous they can really be. Postdoctoral Research Fellow at James Cook University, Dr. Mason Campbell joined Sean Britten on the Daily.

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