Full episode 754: Spark Bird Act Two A Scrub Is a Bird That Can’t Get No Love From Me Share a clip Transcript Producer Bim Adewunmi on a decades-long political battle in Florida -- between the incumbent state bird and the challenger that threatens to knock it off its perch. (7 minutes) ByBim Adewunmi More in AnimalsView all 776: I Work Better on Deadline July 29, 2022 Act Two: Snail in the Coffin Senior Editor David Kestenbaum talks with a different kind of advocacy group: animal scientists doing their best to save a particular species before it winks out of existence. (16 minutes) 756: But I Did Everything Right Dec. 10, 2021 Act Three: Bought the Farm Senior editor David Kestenbaum helps his kids set up an ant farm. 754: Spark Bird Nov. 26, 2021 Act One: Don’t Chicken Out Carmen Milito tells Ira the story of a date she went on as a teenager, and the bird her mom brought to the occasion. More by Bim AdewunmiView all 778: Me Minus Me Aug. 26, 2022 Act One: Voice Over Sandy Allen tells the story of learning to play an instrument that suddenly sounds very different — his own voice. 777: Name. Age. Detail. Aug. 12, 2022 Andre Mackniel Bim Adewunmi finds a window into Andre Mackneil’s world through TikTok. (4 minutes) 738: Good Grief! May 28, 2021 Act Three: The Caretaker Producer Bim Adewunmi travels to the site in Minneapolis where George Floyd was murdered by a police officer.