Wildlife, Cars and How to Help

08.05.2015

As wildlife and people increasingly occupy the same communities it’s inevitable we’ll run into one another now and then. In a bad way. How to help, right here.

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Sharkskin Suit

07.15.2015

A Texas company's car wrap has contributed to eight land speed records. And they owe it all to sharks. How? Find out here.

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Free Ride: The Hitchiking Brown Widow

07.05.2015

Would you pickup a hitchhiker? What if it was a brown widow spider? Maybe you already have... How this species uses cars to get around, right here.

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Mirror, Mirror, on the Volvo

06.23.2015

Why do birds love your car's side mirrors? Our urban wildlife biologist explains.

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Shelter from the Storm

03.10.2015

Tips from Car Talk's wildlife specialist, Dr. Kieran Lindsay, on how to keep the fur and feathers from flying in your engine this winter. 

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What's in Your Car? Ants, Debugged.

09.29.2014

Ants in the car: it's more common than you'd ever realize! Our Resident Wildlife Expert, Dr. Kieran LIndsey, critiques Tom and Ray's answer to caller Mara-- and offers some non-boooogus advice.

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Connect the Dots! Avian Edition.

08.20.2014

Why would you ever pass up a shady parking spot on a hot day? Our Wildlife Biologist offers a few compelling reasons, right here. 

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I Spy... Volvo's Animal Avoidance System (about Two Years Down the Road)

09.17.2012

Frequently find yourself eye-to-eye with Bullwinkle? Car Talk’s Wildlife Guru reports on a unique, new safety feature that just might prevent an accident.

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Roadside Safari

07.06.2012

Ever wonder why road trips are such a great opportunity to spot wildlife? Dr. Kieran Lindsay has answers. 

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Wranglers Escort Gremlins

03.30.2012

Dr. Kieran Lindsey, Car Talk Wildlife Guru, explores the animal-vehicle attraction conundrum that rears its head each spring.

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About Kieran

02.28.2012

Kieran Lindsey is Car Talk’s staff Automotive-Wildlife Guru.

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Mazda recall due to... Spiders?!

03.03.2011

This sounds too bizarre to be true. Fortunately, our Wildlife Guru, Kieran Lindsey, graciously agreed to untangle the web for us wildlife morons at Car Talk Plaza. Here's what she found out.

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