Tag archives for Casey-Anderson

American Vampire

Vampires and vampire bats have one thing in common: they feed exclusively on blood. Hacking through Mexico’s jungles, Casey Anderson follows caver Scott Davis who discovered a cave he dubbed “the torture chamber.” They catch and identify fruit-eating and insectivorous bats, but no vampires. Nearby, a rancher has found signs of an attack: oozing wounds…

Wild Worship

With the upcoming premiere of Untamed Americas this weekend, we asked Casey Anderson to share one of his most inspirational wild moments. I don’t know how the bison died, but over the last three years I can tell you that it has impacted so many. The massive pile of bones and large skull stand high…

Grizzly Bear vs. Polar Bear

A strange and puzzling story is swirling through the land of the midnight sun: Polar Bears and Brown Bears, isolated from one another for millennia by geography, climate, and behavior, are suddenly appearing side-by-side – prompting Casey Anderson to embark on a fact-finding mission to the Arctic and put Brutus, his nine-hundred pound Brown Bear,…

Top 10 Bear Mom Moments

Being a black bear can be tough. When I took on the task of being a mother bear to a black bear cub named lil Casey, I did not know what I was getting myself into. A black bear learns most of its wild skills from its mother. So I wanted to give my bear…

Our Friend, The Scavenger

It’s find food or starve for most scavengers and the animal with the biggest advantage that gets the meal, whether that is a great sense of smell, speed or being able to dominate an in-demand carcass with size and aggression. People frequently see scavengers as a portent of doom or in the very least a…

March Madness: Scavenger Edition

Scavenger Sweet Sixteen There’s a pecking order in wild, and each animal has different strong suits. While the rest of the country is putting up their basketball brackets, we’re placing our bets on the maggot winning our very own scavenger battle. Check out the competition highlights below and see how the maggot defeats animals like…

Dancing With the River

I can’t swim. Growing up in Montana, swimming just wasn’t a priority. The lakes and streams spend half the year frozen solid, and the other half of the year they are icy cold.  The summer was mostly spent honing my skills as a naturalist, hiking through the forest, keeping dry. So when faced with the…

Wolverine vs. Wolverine

If you are a comic book or Hugh Jackman fan, chances are you are familiar with the X-Men character Wolverine. The superhero, Wolverine has retractable claws, an adamantine skeleton, the power to heal quickly and when played by Hugh Jackman, the power to make women swoon. What about the animal that is the character’s namesake?…

Get Ready for America The Wild

The thrill of the hunt. This season of America The Wild is legendary. When faced with the daunting task of filming several of the world’s most elusive animals, you shudder at the thought of failing.  I asked for it.  I wanted to do shows about mountain lions, wolverines, and polar bears.  Many before me attempted…

Get to Know Casey Anderson

Nicknamed the “animal magnet” as a kid, Casey Anderson grew up in Montana surrounded by wilderness and animals.  After college, he became an animal keeper and trainer at wildlife parks, traveling to elephant orphanages in Kenya, hanging out with crocodiles and even getting thrashed by a mountain lion. Then baby Brutus came into his life. …