Free Podcast: National Geographic News (December 29, 2006)

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This week: polar bears considered for U.S. endangered list, two-headed fossil found in China, record number of captive panda births, giant squid caught alive in Japan, and more.

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MORE ON THIS WEEK'S PODCAST

Headlines
• Polar Bears Proposed for U.S. Endangered Species List (read full story)
• Two-Headed Reptile Fossil Found (read full story and see photo)
• China Tiger Farms Lobby to Sell Animal Parts (read full story)
• 2006 a Banner Year for Panda Breeding

Feature Interview
Alan Rabinowitz of the Wildlife Conservation Society, who helped create the world's first jaguar sanctuary in Belize, details plans for establishing a continuous jaguar "corridor" between Mexico and Argentina.

Photos on the Radio
Gene Carl Feldman, a NASA oceanographer and giant squid researcher, talks about the recent capture of a live giant squid (see the photo).

World Music Interview
Elijah Wald, music teacher and critic, speaks about his new book Global Minstrels: Voices of World Music, about what it takes to be a successful international artist, and what "world music" really means.

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