NPR Driveway Moments All About Animals: Radio Stories That Won't Let You Go

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: NPR

Narrated By: Steve Inskeep

Publisher: HighBridge Company

Date: February 2012

Duration: 1 hours 25 minutes


What’s a “driveway moment”? It’s when you’re so captivated by a story you’re hearing on NPR that you stay in your car to hear it to the end—even if you’re sitting in your driveway with the motor running. For years, listeners have written to NPR to describe such moments. Now animal lovers especially will want to make sure their tanks are full.

Heard on All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Talk of the Nation, and Wait WaitàDon’t Tell Me!, hosted by Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep, these stories will make you laugh out loud and shed a tear or two.


The Dog Who Loved to Suck on Toads
My Mother, My Parrot
The Sad Story of Ziggy, the Too Perfect Parrot
Pet Tricks—and an Accidental Career
A Dog Walker’s Dog Walker
Search for Lost Pets Continues in Louisiana
Turtle Holds On in Center of Vietnam’s Capital
A Dog’s Life in Vietnam
Precisionist Nears a New Pasture
An Entrepreneurial Dog’s Private Life
The Dog Stays in the Picture
Cute and Fuzzy as the Nation’s Lead Story
The Wait Wait Petting Zoo
No Chump Change for Chimp Art
Miss Pudding: A Feline Farewell
Vacuuming Prairie Dogs
When Hummingbirds Come Home
Bird Clothes
Drive-Up Boar Semen
The Boy Who Ran Like a Deer
The Soul of a Dog