Baratunde meets a falconer who believes that humans and animals can coexist together.

Understory | What's It Like To Be A Falconer America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston

Premiered November 03, 2022
Understory | What's It Like To Be A Falconer

Baratunde meets Hesper Lana Fang, a falconer who lives with an American Kestrel named Goji, but the relationship between Hesper and her bird is not one of owner-and-pet. Hesper explains how falconry is a form of conservation that offers people an intimate connection with wildlife.

About the Program

America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston

AMERICA OUTDOORS with BARATUNDE THURSTON returns with a brand-new season as the best-selling writer, podcaster and comedian travels the country to uncover our complex relationship with the outdoors. From biologists saving snapping turtles to BIPOC mountain bikers, Baratunde meets a fascinating cast of characters with one thing in common: a passion for being outside.

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