Cal's Week in Review

Cal's Week in Review Podcast

Join Ryan “Cal” Callaghan each week for his unique brand of outdoor news designed for folks that need to know what’s going on and those who want to pretend they do. Part of MeatEater, Inc.

Ep. 43: Pick Your Poison, Deadly Little Things, and Strange Elk
This week, Cal discusses venom vs. poison, the sneakiness of cone snails, and takes a look at our newest and largest cave fish.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 42: Tar Heels, Non Consensual Coyote Strangulation, Sunday Hunting and Recreation
This Week, Cal talks about the effects of outdoor recreation on elk, "wet markets", the father that has been pushed too far by rabies and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 41: They Eat Dead People, Coronavirus, and Clean Water
This week, Cal talks about what your outside cat may bring home, coronavirus and the illegal wildlife trade, migratory birds, clean water, and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 40: Chicago Mayor Gives Key to the City to Coyote, Lawmakers, and Lawbreakers
This week, Cal talks chicken of the trees, how in the "Windy City" the wind blows in favor of the coyote, outdoor bills to keep an eye on, and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 39: Cal Reciting Poetry, Wolf Transplantation, and Feral Cat Facts
This week, Cal recites poetry, questions whether or not humans should transplant wolf populations, talks about feral cats killing billions of small mammals and birds per year, and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 38: Opossum Right to Work Act, Mountain Goat Eradication, and the Wrong Side of the Law
This week, Cal talks about cool possum facts, how to cook goose, hunting vs. eradication of non-native species, sheep vs. goats in Grand Teton, and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 37: Shark Cosmetics, Betelgeuse, and an Emotional Support Coyote
This week, Cal talks about shark liver oil in your cosmetics and pet food, California salmon, one man’s emotional support coyote, Betelgeuse on Orion’s shoulder, and so much more.     Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 36: Penis Fish, Penguins, and Pigeons
This week, Cal talks about cowboy hat wearing pigeons, penguins, toothed and baleen whales, and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 35: On Hunting Grizzlies, Spearfishing in Mexico, Ticks, and How to Protect The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
This week, Cal talks about whether hunting grizzlies reduces conflict with humans, spearfishing in Mexico then having an odd run in with the local police, all about ticks, and how you can stop the threat of a new mine in The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 34: Family Disputes at Deer Camp, Legislation on Baiting, and 5,700-Year-Old Chewing Gum
This week, Cal talks about Michigan’s hunter harassment law, deer baiting, Alaska’s Campbell Lake and easements, how 5,700-year-old birch gum preserved its chewer’s DNA, and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 33: Python Skin Footballs, the Sex Lives of Macaques, and Training Giant Tortoises
This week, Cal talks about Python skin footballs for conservation, overcrowded angling on the Madison River and how you can help be part of the solution, adolescent female macaques having sex with adult sika deer, and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 31: Taking Out a First-Time Hunter, Farmed Fur, and Purple Urchin Proliferation
This week, Cals talks about what to do and not do when taking out a first-time hunter, fur bans, difficult-to-find dingos, purple sea urchin proliferation across California's reefs, and so much more.    Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

Ep. 31: Taking Out a First-Time Hunter, Farmed Fur, and Purple Urchin Proliferation
This week, Cals talks about what to do and not do when taking out a first-time hunter, fur bans, difficult-to-find dingos, purple sea urchin proliferation across California's reefs, and so much more.    Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

Ep. 30: LWCF Update, Cocaine, Jelly Balls, and Squid
This week, Cal talks about the sexual frustrations of London's red deer, why Italian drug dealers and farmers are on the same side, floating orbs, and so much more.    Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 29: Transporting Grizz Toes, Sawing Off Antlers to Save Deer Lives, and that Elusive Vietnamese Mouse Deer
This week, Cal talks about what might be the fastest land animal on earth and how it got that fast, cooperating on Wyoming’s migration corridors, ancient whaling, the Vietnamese mouse deer, and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 28: Sturgeon in the 9th Circuit, the 1872 Mining Act, and One Big Rainbow
This week, Cal talks about hovercraft access in Alaska, sulfide ore mining and the 1872 mining act, and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 28: Sturgeon in the 9th Circuit, the 1872 Mining Act, and One Big Rainbow
This week, Cal talks about hovercraft access in Alaska, sulfide ore mining and the 1872 mining act and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 27: Title Florida’s Bear Problem, Great White Sharks, and “The Big Meg”
This week, Cal talks about the ongoing bear management debate in Florida, great white sharks, South Dakota, and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 26: Old Skulls, Slow Fish, Fast Falcons, and Herpes
This week, Cal talks about jealousy and old bones, the ESA, the owl herpes situation, and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 25: Invasive Obligate Air Breathers, the Life-Saving Powers of Horseshoe Crab Blood, and Ancient Food Storage
This week, Cal talks about why you should fish for invasive Northern Snakeheads, how horseshoe crab blood has saved the lives of all Americans, how ancient food preservation may have been a thing, and so much more.    Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 25: Invasive Obligate Air Breathers, the Life-Saving Powers of Horseshoe Crab Blood, and Ancient Food Storage
This week, Cal talks about why you should fish for invasive Northern Snakeheads, how horseshoe crab blood has saved the lives of all Americans, how ancient food preservation may have been a thing, and so much more.    Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 24: Warty Pigs Using Tools, Swatting Flies, and Giraffe Spots as Reverse Solar Panels
This week, Cal talks about how warty pigs use tools to test electric fences, the economic losses due to cattle swatting flies, giraffe spots acting as reverse solar panels, rodent removal, and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 24: Warty Pigs Using Tools, Swatting Flies, and Giraffe Spots as Reverse Solar Panels
This week, Cal talks about how warty pigs use tools to test electric fences, the economic losses due to cattle swatting flies, giraffe spots acting as reverse solar panels, rodent removal, and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 23: Evil HOAs, Steelhead Closures, and Bear Spray
This week, Cal talks about getting charged by grizzly bears, the advantages of bear spray, and porpoise safe drinking water.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 22: Horned Toads, Bobcats, and Elk, Oh My!
This week, Cal talks about the high highs and the low lows of elk hunting, shooting blood out of your eyeballs, and the effects of trapping bans.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 22: Horned Toads, Bobcats, and Elk, Oh My!
This week, Cal talks about the high highs and the low lows of elk hunting, shooting blood out of your eyeballs, and the effects of trapping bans.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 20: Shocking Discoveries, the Sounds of Elk Love, and Dorian
This week, Cal talks about the love music of elk, dirty tricks used by male honeybees, black rhinos, and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...


Ep. 18: Perilous Skies, 500-Year-Old Shark Meat, and the ESA
This week, Cal talks about hail and blunt force trauma, what you may not want to eat in Greenland, the ESA, and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 17: French Society, Surprisingly Old Fish Lips, and Neanderthal Surfers
Scottish salmon fishing explained, Gordon Ramsey poached more than eggs as a lad, and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 16: Tarantula Love, Manatee Teeth, and Tales of Survival
This week, Cal talks about the Texas manatee party scene, why you should always have a pocket knife in your pocket, and how Metallica saves lives.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 14: Youth Sturgeon Wranglers, Catfish Noodling, and Grizzly Bears
This week, Cal talks about escaped bison, the last great foot race Usain Bolt V Ursus horribilus, youth sturgeon wrangling and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 13: The British Carp Infatuation, Free Bison Rides, and Leeches
This week, Cal talks about proper carp fishing, how to be a super host to a blood sucker, emu's on the lamb, and so much more.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 12: Meth Gators, Call Congress, and Fish Fraud
This week, Cal talks about another reason you shouldn't flush drugs down the toilet, how to call you congressional representative, and lots of other fun facts from the conservation world.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 11: Firehawks, Ancient Worms, and Old Yeller
This week, Cal talks about the oldest animal on earth, giant clams and lots of other fun facts from the conservation world.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 10: Tasty Babies, Rainbow Trout, and Independence
This week, Cal talks about the tasty offspring of catfish and chickens, rainbows in Idaho, and the new land speed arctic fox record, as well as other fun facts from the conservation world.    Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 9: Narlugas, Beavers, and Frogs
This week, Cal talks about beluga and narwhal hybridization, the relationship between elephants and frogs, and what happens to someone who smuggles baby red eared slider turtles, amongst other cool facts from the conservation world.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 8: Swans Pooping Fish Eggs, Trains, and Grizzly Bears
This week, Cal gives you what's happening in the world of fish transplants, sea turtles and what happens when grizzlies meet trains. As well as a bunch of other interesting facts from the conservation world.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 7: Red Tide, Ravens, Plastic, and Plants
This week, Cal gives you cool facts about red tide, ravens, plastic, plants, and a bunch of other cool facts from the world of wildlife and conservation.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 6: Toilet Weasels, Woolly Mammoths, and Poachers
This week, Cal gives you tips on what it takes to graduate in the Philippines, updates on Woolly Mammoths, Toilet Weasels, Poachers and a bunch of other cool facts from the world of wildlife and conservation.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 5: Invading Pigs, Monkey Business, and Tiger Sharks
This week, Cal brings you updates on pig invasions from the north, monkeys, bad news bears, tasty songbirds and a bunch of other cliff notes from the world of wildlife and conservation.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 4: Cloaca Kisses, Blue Cats, and Beavers
This week Cal brings you the scoop on record book cats, shed antler ethics, New York City beaver, turkey poop identification, flesh eating virus and a bunch of other cliff notes from the world of wildlife and conservation.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 3: Historic Drug Use, Lead Poisoning, and Wound Loss
This week, Cal brings you cool facts about what birds do when they're bored, historic drug use, ex-presidents in the turkey woods and a bunch of other cliff notes from the world of wildlife and conservation.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 2: Old Poop, Ticks, and Getting Drunk
This week, Cal brings you cool facts about old poop, fish, birds, ticks, poachers, snakes and a bunch of other cliff notes from the world of wildlife and conservation.   Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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Ep. 1: Murderous Birds, Wildlife Bridges, and the Year of the Cat
This week, Cal brings you cool facts about birds, not-so-cool facts about cats and a bunch of other cliff notes from the world of wildlife and conservation.    Connect with Cal and MeatEater Cal on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch...

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