6 episodes

Investigating the best bits of nature Bill Oddie never talked about. Each episode also pits a host against a new species of animal to decide how many they could take in a fight. The show for nature lovers who recognise that failing to plan is planning to fail! So have a think: if it was you vs geese - how many geese?

Twitter @JackBaddams, @RoddyShaw email: howmanygeesepod@gmail.com

How many geese‪?‬ Jack Baddams & Roddy Shaw

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Investigating the best bits of nature Bill Oddie never talked about. Each episode also pits a host against a new species of animal to decide how many they could take in a fight. The show for nature lovers who recognise that failing to plan is planning to fail! So have a think: if it was you vs geese - how many geese?

Twitter @JackBaddams, @RoddyShaw email: howmanygeesepod@gmail.com

    Having tea on a zebra

    Having tea on a zebra

    Today's episode enters the mythical, blurrily photographed world of big cats on the loose in the UK. Are they out there and just who is taking up the mantle of tracking them down? 


    Plus - the Aardvark is inducted into animal fight club and what's the biggest animal you could tape to a lamp post? 

    • 34 min
    A string of demoralised beavers

    A string of demoralised beavers

    In this episode we go to war with the animals more than ever, as we tell the cautionary tales of countries that have waged war on their feathered foes. Plus - Roddy battles beavers and we discuss whether the biggest shark to ever live might still be lurking out there... 

    • 31 min
    One of nature's boss battles

    One of nature's boss battles

    Part 2 of our deep dive into age enters the world of the ancients. What are the oldest living things in the world? Which animals have unlocked the secrets of immortality? And, most importantly, what's going on with bats?! 


     


     

    • 34 min
    A sardine as old as Babylon

    A sardine as old as Babylon

    "How many geese?" is aging before your very eyes/ears. In this first installment of our two-parter about old animals we dive into - what's the oldest thing you've ever eaten? Did Churchill really have a parrot that swore at Nazis? And, of course, how many asps could you take in a fight? 


     


    Sound credit: 


    florianreichelt - snarling snake


     

    • 28 min
    Smew to the eye

    Smew to the eye

    "How many geese?" ventures into treacherous waters to discover how whales have been doing battle with boats for 200 years. Also, what is going on with America's fluorescent pink flying squirrels? And have your eyes opened to the beauty of the Smew only to work out how many you could take in a fight to the death... 


     


    Sound credits: 


    Smew - Jarek Matusiak 


     


     

    • 38 min
    The fury of a goose

    The fury of a goose

    "How many geese?" embarks on its maiden voyage into the world of nature by asking the really big questions. Like, what animal would you eat to take its superpowers? Is Japan really using robotic wolves to fight off bears? And just how many otters could you take in a fight?


     


    Sound credits: 


    Water frogs - Reinsamba 


    Quail - Dobroide


    Otters - Soundbytez


    Wolves - ylearkisto


     

    • 35 min

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