100 episodes

The Varmints! podcast is an education/comedy podcast that's all about animals! Every week two nerds name Paul and Donna do a whole bunch of research to bring you a mix of science, education, pop culture and comedy about all things that creep, crawl, slither, fly, jump, hop and swim on this planet one animal at a time.

Varmints! Paul Csomo & Donna Hume

    • Pets & Animals

The Varmints! podcast is an education/comedy podcast that's all about animals! Every week two nerds name Paul and Donna do a whole bunch of research to bring you a mix of science, education, pop culture and comedy about all things that creep, crawl, slither, fly, jump, hop and swim on this planet one animal at a time.

    Cattle

    Cattle

    Moooooove on outta here 2019. It's a new year and here's a new episode! This week Paul and Donna chat about cattle!----more----
    Sources for this episode:
    Image "Cattle" was provided by Washington State Department of Agriculture under a Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 International (CC BY-NC 2.0) license.
    Unless otherwise noted all music is by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 International (CC BY-NC 2.0) license.
    https://www.icelandreview.com/society/icelandic-cows-escape-for-night-time-adventure/
    https://animalcorner.co.uk/cow-anatomy/
    https://www.nny360.com/opinion/how-do-cows-stay-warm-in-the-winter/article_10899c33-fc8c-540f-b995-5f34b1f3389b.html
    https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/dairy/70538715/cows-master-maze-making-mice-look-like-dimwits
    https://www.teachingchildrenphilosophy.org/BookModule/TheStoryOfFerdinand
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDKQ7_C88c8
    https://www.petmd.com/blogs/thedailyvet/aobriendvm/2014/july/amazing-and-wondrous-fistulated-cow-31867
    https://www.statista.com/statistics/263979/global-cattle-population-since-1990/
    All other images on the page are featured on the linked websites. Copyright Disclaimer under section 107 of the Copyright Act of 1976, allowance is made for “fair use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, education and research. "Fair use" is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing.
    About our voice actors:
    The wonderful and supportive Kari McGinnis.
    Chris “Toph” Green is the host of the GravityBeard podcast.
    Curtis Craddock is the author of the novel An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors (The Risen Kingdoms, #1)
    Josh Hallmark runs the Our Americana network and hosts the podcasts Our Americana, The Karen and Ellen Letters, Playlist and True Crime B******t.
    Justine and Santiago are the hosts of the very funny Weird With You podcast.
    Frosty is the co-host of The Show with The Preshaah and Frosty,
    and last but never least, Stacey from Rough Giraffe.

    • 48 min
    Llamas and Alpacas

    Llamas and Alpacas

    Llamas and Alpacas! The chief Soapy Madams drama llamas switch gears and talk about those adorable real llamas (and alpacas) on this week’s show! But [...]

    • 38 min
    Centipedes and Millipedes

    Centipedes and Millipedes

    This week Paul and Donna talk about those venomous, poisonous, creepiest of crawlies: centipedes and millipedes! Yecch.
    Unless otherwise noted all music is by Kevin McLeod and is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) license.
    All other images on the page are featured on the linked websites. Copyright Disclaimer under section 107 of the Copyright Act of 1976, allowance is made for “fair use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, education and research. "Fair use" is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing.
    About our voice actors:
    The wonderful and supportive Kari McGinnis.
    Chris “Toph” Green is the host of the GravityBeard podcast.
    Curtis Craddock is the author of the novel An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors (The Risen Kingdoms, #1)
    Josh Hallmark runs the Our Americana network and hosts the podcasts Our Americana, The Karen and Ellen Letters, Playlist and True Crime B******t.
    Justine and Santiago are the hosts of the very funny Weird With You podcast.
    Frosty is the co-host of The Show with The Preshaah and Frosty,
    and last but never least, Stacey from Rough Giraffe.

    • 48 min
    Your Podcast Or Mine Interview

    Your Podcast Or Mine Interview

    Your Podcast Or Mine Interview! This week we are sharing an interview we did with Sherry Thomas on her show Your Podcast Or Mine. Enjoy! [...]

    • 48 min
    Meerkats

    Meerkats

    Meerkats! Meerkats are super cute and smart. They are also violent gang members. This week Paul and Donna talk about these little beasties and monster [...]

    • 45 min
    Manatees and Dugongs

    Manatees and Dugongs

    Manatees and Dugongs! Things get more than a little gassy and silly as Paul and Donna talk about manatees and dugongs this week! Lettuce learn [...]

Customer Reviews

Mrs.W123 ,

Educational, funny, accessible

The perfect show to listen to with my stepson, or by myself. I always learn something new, and have a few laughs. Paul and Donna are great hosts!

Top Podcasts In Pets & Animals

Listeners Also Subscribed To