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The Cow Who Gave Us Libraries

The Cow Who Gave Us Libraries

Update: 2020-09-16
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Today on Bewilderbeasts we’re going to talk about a framed cow who ultimately helped get free public libraries in Chicago & OMG CROCODILES ARE FASTER THAN YOU EVER IMAGINED. Let’s go. 

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Melissa McCue-McGrath, CPDT-KA, is a science-based dog trainer outside of Boston, MA, and author of the book, "Considerations for the City Dog" More about Melissa can be found at MelissaMcCueMcGrath.com

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Intro Music is “Tiptoe out the back” by Dan Lebowicz
Interstitial music is by MK2
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https://www.sciencealert.com/approach-with-caution-more-crocodile-species-than-we-thought-can-reach-a-gallop

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/goat-takes-police-car_n_5f5722f6c5b6578026d26ad4

https://abcnews.go.com/Weird/wireStory/goat-kidding-farm-animal-eats-police-papers-72873670

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/what-or-who-caused-the-great-chicago-fire-61481977/

https://www.britannica.com/event/Chicago-fire-of-1871 

https://www.greatchicagofire.org/oleary-legend/

https://www.iheart.com/podcast/105-stuff-you-should-know-26940277/episode/sysk-selects-did-a-cow-start-29467387/

https://www.facebook.com/MissedInHistory/posts/10153307087699815


And if you want to hear a longer talk on the Great Chicago Fire, listen to the episode of Stuff You Should Know, another podcast you might enjoy :) 


 



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The Cow Who Gave Us Libraries

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