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A newfound prehistoric rabbit species featured on NG Weekend and the National Geographic Daily News. Illustration courtesy Meike Köhler.

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This week on “National Geographic Weekend” host Boyd Matson speaks with guests about braving the Arctic cold, finding your way outdoors with a smartphone, screening wildlife films in Africa, giant prehistoric rabbits, fungus that is worth its weight in gold, the fish that did not get away, doing push-ups to attract a mate, the 10 best of everything in the National Parks and ducklings at National Geographic.

This week’s guests include Sebastian Copeland, Steve Casimiro, Amy Dickman, David Braun, Daniel Winkler, Lee Crockett, Neil Losin, and Bob Howells.

Benjamin Shaw produces the weekly radio program National Geographic Weekend with host Boyd Matson. Hear it on on XM/Sirius satellite radio (XM channel 133 Sundays at noon), subscribe to the iTunes podcast, or get the show streamed to your iPhone, Blackberry, Palm, or Android OS phone with Stitcher Radio.

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