Scottish Zoo: Unicorn, Wildcat, Puffin & Deer

This podcast explores the Scottish Zoo of our mythologies, glens, and islands. It begins by wondering why the unicorn is Scotland’s national animal.

Annie and Jenny discover mysterious wildcat of the Highland hills and explore Gaelic legends of the Cat Sìth.

Then they look at the wonders of the puffin and the various hardships puffins experienced on the abandoned island of St Kilda.

Finally, they look at the realities of managing land with such high numbers of deer and think about the significance of deer and stags to Scottish culture.