40 episodes

A comedy podcast about extinct animals. Join Melissa & Jack as they attempt to uncover the natural histories of bygone creatures.

Extinction Event Melissa Thomas, Jack Collier

    • Comedy
    • 4.8 • 31 Ratings

A comedy podcast about extinct animals. Join Melissa & Jack as they attempt to uncover the natural histories of bygone creatures.

    Megalodon

    Megalodon

    The biggest shark of all time not only reigned supreme for millions of years, but had the most powerful bite force of any creature ever! So, what happened? Plus, our World Famous End of Season Round Up!

    • 54 min
    Hitler Beetle

    Hitler Beetle

    Except for the occasional spelunker, these quiet cave beetles enjoyed a pretty solitary existence. But when the scientific community finally got around to classifying and naming them, eons of tranquility would finally be disrupted. 

    • 42 min
    Zanzibar Leopard

    Zanzibar Leopard

    Mystical powers permeate the extinction story of these compact island leopards. Despite having coexisted with humans for over 20,000 years, witchy forces led to their swift end.

    • 51 min
    The Mink Of Denmark

    The Mink Of Denmark

    Humans usually kill mink for their silky soft fur. Not this time! This time we’re on a mission to save all humanity. 

    • 42 min
    Tibbles The Cat

    Tibbles The Cat

    This legendary cat was rumored to have single-handedly wiped an entire species of bird (Lyall Wren) off the face of the Earth. Was this mysterious creature a demon from the deep blue, or just a regular old house cat?

    • 46 min
    Man Of The Hole

    Man Of The Hole

    This guy has been surviving by himself in the Amazon Rainforest for over 20 years. When he dies, he will become an endling to his tribe. His people and their language lost forever. Discover all the juicy details of what happens when humans start hunting their own species in this unsettling episode.  

    2018 Man Of The Hole video: youtube.com/watch?v=k7P-8Lq4pyM

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

buddhatim ,

Extiction as .... humor?

If you enjoy unfunny people having a good larf about the death of entire species, this podcast is for you. They do a decent job of research, but the desperate need to constantly make dumb jokes ruins what could otherwise be a good podcast. Horrible people.

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