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The "Legends of Yellowstone" featuring Leo Leckie, the co-founder of the Yellowstone Wolf Family Tree on Ancestry.com

For this episode, Mandela stepped back as a producer and asked Dr. Nathan Varley to interview his friend and colleague, Leo Leckie. During one of the coldest days recorded, they discuss close encounters with grizzly bears, famous Yellowstone wolves, and the incredible ways in which wolves are helping underprivileged youth in southern california.


Leo Leckie is the co-founder of the Yellowstone Wolf Family Tree on Ancestry.com. Leo has given everyone the opportunity to follow the bloodlines as well as the stories behind the wolves of Yellowstone National Park from the reintroduction in 1995 to today. Leo is a writer, an author and an storyteller.


During this recording, the team runs into bison and other key stone species.


The radio version of the show premieres Sunday nights at 6 MST, streaming live online at Trail1033.com & locally (Missoula) on the Trail 103.3 FM


Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-trail-less-traveled/id1180249343


This episode was recorded on location in collaboration with Xplorer Maps. We want to extend boatloads of gratitude to Xplorer Maps for their generous support of this podcast and international outreach programs paired with conservation projects. Learn more at XplorerMaps.com and be sure to follow the adventures of their story maps on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.


Xplorer Maps is a small family business based in Missoula, Montana with deep roots in Africa. Xplorer Maps has over 60+ hand drawn story maps of destinations from all over the world, including our national parks.


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