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Our team has shared memorable encounters they’ve had with animals—some very unexpected. For this episode of The Atlas Obscura Podcast, we visit we asked you about those experiences—and some of them are wild!

Tell us your story! For a future episode, we want to hear about the places you’ve visited that far exceeded—or failed to meet—your expectations. To tell us all about it, give us a call at (315) 992-7902 and leave a message telling us your name, and your tale. Or you can record a voice memo and email it to us at We look forward to hearing from you!

Our podcast is an audio guide to the world’s wondrous, awe-inspiring, strange places. In under 15 minutes, we’ll take you to an incredible site, and along the way you’ll meet some fascinating people and hear their stories. Join us daily, Monday through Thursday, to explore a new wonder with cofounder Dylan Thuras and a neighborhood of Atlas Obscura reporters.

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