The Creature Show is a new webseries about rare, threatened and endangered species, based in New Jersey. Each episode will be available to watch on Creatureshow.com, free for everyone, including students in classrooms.
Creature Show Episode 1 will star incredibly good-looking mole salamanders, including spotted salamanders, Jefferson salamanders, and the state endangered blue-spotted salamander. We'll also have an interview with Brian Zarate, a biologist with NJ Fish & Wildlife's Endangered and Nongame Species Program.
Species we hope to feature in future episodes include:
Episode 2 -- Threatened and Endangered Snakes
(With special appearance by carnivorous plants)
Estimated Premiere Date: September 1, 2015
Episode 3 -- Indiana Bat & Northern Long-eared Bat
Estimated Premiere Date: October 30, 2015
Episode 4 -- Bobcat
Estimated Premiere Date: December 20, 2015
Season 2 (2016):
Rufa Red Knot
Eastern Tiger Salamander
Deer Overpopulation Special
Q: Who's making The Creature Show?
A: Filmmaker Jared Flesher is the director, naturalist Jared Rosenbaum is the host, filmmaker Christian Schuller is the second camera, and Savraj Singh pilots the quadcopter.
Q: What will my support help you do?
A: Your support of this project will help pay for the completion of the first episode of The Creature Show, starring salamanders from the genus Ambystoma. Any extra money raised will go toward the second episode of the series, featuring threatened and endangered snakes.
Q: Can I like The Creature Show Facebook page?
A: Yes! Click here.
Q: How can I contact The Creature Show?
A: Please email creatureshowNJ@gmail.com
Risks and challenges
Work on the first episode of The Creature Show is already well underway, including lots of great footage from this spring's amphibian migration. Director Jared Flesher has three completed documentaries under his belt, and knows how to bring a project to the finish line. Samples of all the rewards have also already been manufactured.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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