What is Species?
Species is a podcast about animals. Every Sunday, Macken tells you everything you could possibly want to know about a new species of animal. You'll get fun facts, unbelievable research, awesome anecdotes and cool stories included in every episode. And don't worry about sharing these facts with other people, every episode comes with a bibliography attached so you know it comes from a reliable source. Every show is funded entirely by the generosity of donors. If you have a good idea for an episode, request it here!
Who is Macken?
Macken is the creator, writer, and host of Species. A lifelong animal lover, he has owned innumerable pets, spent countless hours watching local wildlife, read hundreds of books and articles about animals, and dedicated regular weekends to volunteering at his local parrot rescue. He is pursuing degrees in history and biological anthropology, and works as a professional audiobook narrator. He spends most of his free time reading, writing, and listening to podcasts. He recently got engaged to his longtime girlfriend, who he has been with since he was 15 years old.