43 episodes

If you like learning about the weird and wonderful side of nature - about things like spider sex, venom-packing frogs, or mind-controlling parasites, and more - then this is the podcast for you!
Oh, and it's in a shed.

The Critter Shed Collie Ennis & Colette Kinsella for Red Hare Media

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    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

If you like learning about the weird and wonderful side of nature - about things like spider sex, venom-packing frogs, or mind-controlling parasites, and more - then this is the podcast for you!
Oh, and it's in a shed.

    On the Trail of the Thylacine

    On the Trail of the Thylacine

    Collie gets excited about reported sightings of an animal declared extinct in the early 20th century. Are the stories true?
     
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    • 26 min
    Of Mice and (Wo)Men

    Of Mice and (Wo)Men

    A peek into the private lives of one of our oldest companions, the mouse.
     
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    • 49 min
    A Valentine's Day Short.

    A Valentine's Day Short.

    For the romantic day that's in it, we're chatting about one of nature's greatest lovers...
     
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    • 7 min
    Animal Games in Ancient Rome

    Animal Games in Ancient Rome

    A very special chat with Kathryn Murphy from Trinity College Dublin about the way exotic animals were used for entertainment and hunting in ancient Rome.
     
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    • 37 min
    On zoos

    On zoos

    Collie and Colette chat with Dublin Zoo keeper Brendan Walsh about the role of zoos in modern society and modern conservation.
     
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    • 43 min
    Christmas 2020: An ode to the robin

    Christmas 2020: An ode to the robin

    A special Christmas episode celebrating an iconic seasonal bird, the robin.



    Presented by Collie Ennis and Colette Kinsella.
    Produced by Colette Kinsella for Red Hare Media.


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