Wonder: Your weekly five-minute retreat into the natural world, exploring its most mysterious and unexpected marvels through a tapestry of immersive, vibrant soundscapes.

Wonder is a captivating, sound-rich podcast designed to transport listeners to the wondrous corners of the natural world in just five minutes.

Each episode is a meticulously woven tapestry of sound that not only highlights unique creatures and phenomena but also instills a sense of peace and wonder.

This podcast aims to reconnect its audience with the allure of the natural world while providing a serene respite from the chaos of daily life.

Wonder transforms the everyday podcast experience into an inspiring journey that soothes, surprises, and delights.

Latest Episodes

The Vampire Squid

Episode 1

Close your eyes and let yourself be guided through the deep ocean by this peculiar bioluminescent creature.

Today on Wonder, we’re travelling hundreds of metres below the ocean’s surface to visit one of its most unusual residents: the vampire squid. Neither a vampire nor a squid, this curious creature looks unlike any other on Earth. With eight reddish arms connected to a webbed cloak, the vampire squid strikes a strangely elegant figure in the deepest depths of tropical oceans. In this episode, you’ll be immersed in serene waters as deep as 900 metres below the surface, your path ahead lit only by bioluminescence. It’s time to put on your headphones, close your eyes, and take five minutes to yourself — to breathe, learn, and wonder. This is Wonder, a weekly five-minute audio experience designed to transport you far away from the chaos of everyday life.

The Marble Caves

Episode 2

Close your eyes and be transported to the distant glacial shores of Lake General Carrera, home to the kaleidoscopic Marble Caves.

Today on Wonder, we’re travelling hundreds of metres below the ocean’s surface to visit one of its most unusual residents: the vampire squid. Neither a vampire nor a squid, this curious creature looks unlike any other on Earth. With eight reddish arms connected to a webbed cloak, the vampire squid strikes a strangely elegant figure in the deepest depths of tropical oceans. In this episode, you’ll be immersed in serene waters as deep as 900 metres below the surface, your path ahead lit only by bioluminescence. It’s time to put on your headphones, close your eyes, and take five minutes to yourself — to breathe, learn, and wonder.

Moonbows

Episode 3

Find a comfortable spot for a five minute journey to one of the world’s rarest and most enchanting phenomena: the moonbow.

Today on Wonder, we’re travelling to a lush rainforest to catch a glimpse of one of the world’s most enchanting phenomena: moonbows. There are only a handful of places on Earth where the conditions are just right for these delicate visions to appear, and this spot, on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, is one of them. On clear nights when the moon is at its brightest, these nocturnal rainbows – moonbows – can appear in the spray of the majestic Victoria Falls. Many cultures around the world believe they are signs of good fortune from the realm of celestial beings. Now, it’s time for a moment of serenity. Leave the everyday stresses behind to travel over the dense rainforest, with only the moon for company. Put on your headphones, close your eyes, and take five minutes to yourself — to breathe, learn, and wonder.

The Shoebill Stork

Episode 4

Find a comfortable spot and get face-to-face with the Shoebill Stork, a giant bird with a face that seems carved out of stone.

Today on Wonder, we’re travelling to the vast freshwater plains of Uganda to meet one of its most impressive and solitary inhabitants: the Shoebill stork. Just before dawn, when the air is heavy with the scent of dewy plantlife, this rare animal moves nimbly through papyrus wetlands. This huge creature appears prehistoric, a dinosaur transported to the present day. With a muscular body and steely grey feathers, this creature is the king of the swamp. So join us, and spend five minutes in the freshwater plains of Uganda, where the quiet is interrupted only by chirping crickets and the splash of the Shoebill stork’s search for food. Put on your headphones, close your eyes, and take five minutes to yourself — to breathe, learn, and wonder. This is Wonder, a weekly five-minute audio experience designed to transport you far away from the chaos of everyday life.

The Blood Falls

Episode 5

Discover the curious spectacle of the Blood Falls, a crimson gash on the pristine white expanses of Antarctica.

Today on Wonder, we’re in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica. Whipped by harsh winds, this rocky desert stretches as far as the eye can see. It’s here that you’ll encounter an enormous ruby-red cascade of water: the Blood Falls. Against the pristine expanse of ice, these crimson waters are an alien sight. The Blood Falls have remained a mystery for centuries, continuing to flow from the glacier even as temperatures drop below freezing. Join us, and let the wind carry you close to this otherworldly vision in one of the most remote corners of our planet. Put on your headphones, close your eyes, and take five minutes to yourself — to breathe, learn, and wonder.

The Slime Mould

Episode 6

Discover the colourful Slime Moulds in the Rocky Mountains — enigmatic beings that think without a brain and move without feet.

Today on Wonder, we’re in the depths of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, USA. It’s amongst these river canyons and rocky crags that you’ll encounter one of the world’s most remarkable organisms: the slime mould. The slime mould doesn’t belong to the animal kingdom, nor the worlds of plants or fungi. These oddly-coloured, oddly-shaped organisms move without feet, and think without brains. Join us as we venture out amongst the soft mosses and damp bark to discover this remarkable natural phenomena. Put on your headphones, close your eyes, and take five minutes to yourself — to breathe, learn, and wonder.

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