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Two zookeepers talk weird animals. Informative, irreverent, and sometimes funny. Learn about animals in a way you never have before, with all the dirty details from two people who aren't afraid to call animals out on their junk.

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Two zookeepers talk weird animals. Informative, irreverent, and sometimes funny. Learn about animals in a way you never have before, with all the dirty details from two people who aren't afraid to call animals out on their junk.

    139: Umbrellabird

    139: Umbrellabird

    Fair warning, this has absolutely zero interesting animal facts in it. Come learn about the consequences for your actions.
     
    We also chat about things like: Is there anything even interesting about the umbrellabird? Where are they found? When ios Christmas John coming for me? Can I escape it?

    • 47 min
    Quick & Dirty Ep: 28

    Quick & Dirty Ep: 28

    Why ANYONE would come to us for advice on making a good first impression is baffling. But that's exactly what we discuss in this week's Quick and Dirty!
     
    We answer: how to make a good first impression at a new job and how to build relationships with new coworkers?
     
    We also talk more about prostates than you'd think.

    • 31 min
    138: Marine Iguana

    138: Marine Iguana

    We are on a wet roll, keep them coming. This is basically a Godzilla episode, take that as you will.
     
    We answer burning questions like: Is Madagascar the Galapagos Islands? Are we fighting with Dad? What do marine iguanas eat? How does warm reptile boy go into cold water land? If we were in the Little Mermaid would we make the same choice as Ariel?

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Quick & Dirty Ep: 27

    Quick & Dirty Ep: 27

    Time to play the training game! Everyone dig up your clickers, whistles, target poles, and fave treats, this week's Q&D is all about training! We're gonna give you the HOT TIPS needed to finally teach your caterpillar how to do a push up.
     
    We answer the questions: what are the basics of animal training and what are some of Flora & Fauna's favorite zoo training stories?

    • 1 hr 13 min
    137: Clownfish

    137: Clownfish

    Yeah, it's Nemo, we get it. We are getting our fish numbers up, back to back wet boys.
     
    Lets get to the nitty gritty: Where are clownfish found? How many species are there? Was Marlin from Finding Nemo supposed to be Nemo's mom? Why do these things live inside other things? Why don't they get stung by the anenome?

    • 49 min
    136: Puffer fish

    136: Puffer fish

    Possibly the most aptly named animal out there, this week is all about the Puffer fish!
     
    Have you ever wanted to know: How does a puffer fish puff? Why are his lips so luscious? Is the puffer fish Agatha Christie's most infamous literary murderer? Who needs a stomach when you can become a globe? Tetrodotoxin - what is that? What qualities are *required* in Flora's ideal partner? What is GOING ON with the puffer fish life cycle and WHY does it involve humiliating a man?
     
    Well then you're in luck! Learn answers to these questions and many more in this week's episode!
     
    p.s. we talk a lot about Antichrist, the movie - obviously (skip 55:42-56:10 if you want to avoid horrible grotesque things)

    • 1 hr 3 min

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