This here is one of those dreaded cuts we had to make. And it was nearly 10 minutes of quality storytelling about a debilitating stutter and the comfort of animals. But we opened up the unedited interview and excerpted this segment for all ears to listen via this beautiful thing called the In-ter-net.
A profound stutter as a child left Alan Rabinowitz virtually unable to communicate and to prefer animals to people. Now a conservationist of tigers and jaguars, an explorer of the world's last wild places, he has extraordinary insight into both animals and the human condition.