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This is a podcast by and for kids giving you the coolest facts about the coolest animals. We research our episodes carefully, distilling the information into manageable segments, focusing on the things that really make these animals unusual. Thanks for listening!

Cool Facts About Animals Cool Facts About Animals Podcast

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.4 • 47 Ratings

This is a podcast by and for kids giving you the coolest facts about the coolest animals. We research our episodes carefully, distilling the information into manageable segments, focusing on the things that really make these animals unusual. Thanks for listening!

    Cicadas - Brood X

    Cicadas - Brood X

    We at Cool Facts About Animals are pretty jealous of our east coast listeners who are about to get visited by TRILLIONS of cicadas! In this episode, we give you all the information you need to know about this amazing insects, which have been waiting for the past 17 years to emerge. Included in that is a zombie fungus disease that makes their butts fall off! You don't want to miss this one. 
    Thanks to our Patreon sponsors August and Wren! If you would like to be a Patreon sponsor, you can sign up here. https://www.patreon.com/coolfactsaboutanimals 
    If you haven't yet sent us your cool fact for an upcoming episode, please send it to us, along with your name, age and where you're from by May 31, 2021. We'd love to have an audio clip of you, but email is just fine. Send it to us at coolfactsaboutanimals@gmail.com

    • 29 min
    Earth Day! Endangered and Comeback Animals

    Earth Day! Endangered and Comeback Animals

    Happy Earth Day! In this special bonus episode, we each choose an endangered or extinct animal to learn about, then we choose an animal that’s making a rebound, and share an idea for how you can help to keep animals of the endangered list!
    In this episode, we learn about:
    Black rhinoceros White rhinoceros European Jaguar Blackfooted pigeon Tooth-billed pigeon Condor Vaquita American alligator Here’s a great website to learn more about ethical and sustainably-produced seafood:
    https://thehealthyfish.com/how-to-tell-if-youre-buying-sustainable-ethically-produced-seafood/ 
    Here are the episodes that we mentioned on this episode:
    Past earth day episodes
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/special-earth-day-animal-episode/id1334467437?i=1000409436677
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/extinct-animals-special-earth-day-episode/id1334467437?i=1000436001946
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/earth-day-episode-cool-animal-facts/id1334467437?i=1000472264858
    Condor:
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/california-condors/id1334467437?i=1000425872502
    Submit your cool animal facts to us at coolfactsaboutanimals@gmail.com and we will play them in an upcoming episode!

    • 31 min
    Herons

    Herons

    In this special double episode, we learn all about herons. First, we are joined by Patreon supporter and friend Meryl to learn all about the third biggest heron, the great blue heron. Then, the usual crew learn more about the second biggest and biggest herons - the white bellied heron and the Goliath heron. 
    We want to hear from you too! Send us an audio clip with your cool animal fact to coolfactsaboutanimals@gmail.com and we will include them in an upcoming episode.
    If you'd like to be a Patreon sponsor, you can head here:
    Thanks for listening!
    https://www.patreon.com/coolfactsaboutanimals

    • 28 min
    Just for Fun: Jaguar & Corduroy Present Laughtown - The Trash Debacle

    Just for Fun: Jaguar & Corduroy Present Laughtown - The Trash Debacle

    Jaguar wants to cover the world in trash. Can Corduroy stop him? 
    (No animal facts in this one - this is just for fun!) 

    • 19 min
    Horseshoe Crabs

    Horseshoe Crabs

    Horseshoe crabs have been around since before the age of dinosaurs! During the time, they've seen a lot of changes in the world. We talk about these living fossils, including why their blood is so valuable, their many eyes and legs, and many other cool facts. 
    If you think you know the answer to the riddle or creature quiz, or if you do the Kid Power challenge, send us an email at coolfactsaboutanimals@gmail.com or tweet us at @coolanimalspod and we'll send you a bookmark! 
    If you'd like to be a Patreon sponsor, you can head over here. https://www.patreon.com/coolfactsaboutanimals
    Thanks to Andrew of Ear Snacks for our theme song! 

    • 27 min
    Dragons with Mr. Eric and Dracomax of What If World

    Dragons with Mr. Eric and Dracomax of What If World

    Dragons are one of the most amazing animals in the world - but it's hard to get the facts about them when they are so rare.
    Luckily, we were able to speak with Mr. Eric of What If World and a real live What If World dragon, Dracomax! Dracomax fills us in on all sorts of interesting stuff about dragons, like their favorite jokes, systems of governance, and their deepest, darkest secrets (it involves pudding).  We hope you have as much fun listening as we did making this episode.  If you do, be sure to check out What If World! 
    Thanks to our Patreon sponsors June, Iris and Manni! If you'd like to support us financially, you can check out our Patreon page here: https://www.patreon.com/coolfactsaboutanimals 
     

    • 35 min

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