156 episodes

Join us, Ellen and Christian Weatherford, while we review your favorite species of animals and rate them out of ten in the categories of effectiveness, ingenuity and aesthetics.
More information can be found at justthezooofus.com 😊
Got a species you want us to review? Submit your animal friend to us at ellen@justthezooofus.com and when we review your animal we'll give you a shoutout! 😊
Cover art by Mrs. Brainbow (Taylor Gordon-Wood). Theme music by Louie Zong.

Just the Zoo of Us Ellen & Christian Weatherford

    • Science
    • 4.9 • 171 Ratings

Join us, Ellen and Christian Weatherford, while we review your favorite species of animals and rate them out of ten in the categories of effectiveness, ingenuity and aesthetics.
More information can be found at justthezooofus.com 😊
Got a species you want us to review? Submit your animal friend to us at ellen@justthezooofus.com and when we review your animal we'll give you a shoutout! 😊
Cover art by Mrs. Brainbow (Taylor Gordon-Wood). Theme music by Louie Zong.

    154: Hognose Snake & Cone Snail

    154: Hognose Snake & Cone Snail

    Ellen brings a flair for drama with the hognose snake & Christian shatters expectations with the lightning-fast strike of the cone snail.

    • 56 min
    153: Sandhill Crane w/ Tommy Siegel!

    153: Sandhill Crane w/ Tommy Siegel!

    Join Ellen & special guest musician, comic artist and birder for a review of the touring musicians of the North American skies: sandhill cranes.

    • 56 min
    152: Rough-Skinned Newt & Pumpkin Toadlet

    152: Rough-Skinned Newt & Pumpkin Toadlet

    Christian takes competition to a whole new level with the rough-skinned newt and Ellen takes a leap of faith with the pumpkin toadlet.

    • 56 min
    151: Nominating the National Bird w/ Nick Lund!

    151: Nominating the National Bird w/ Nick Lund!

    Join Ellen & special guest, science writer Nick Lund, for a special episode nominating our very own top 3 candidates for the national bird of the United States of America!

    • 1 hr 7 min
    150: Saiga & Alligator Gar

    150: Saiga & Alligator Gar

    This week, Ellen steppes up to the plate with the saiga & Christian gar-ners support for the alligator gar.

    • 59 min
    149: Red-Tailed Hawk w/ Maya Higa!

    149: Red-Tailed Hawk w/ Maya Higa!

    Join Ellen & conservationist, wildlife educator and streamer Maya Higa to talk about one of the toughest, bravest predators in the sky: red-tailed hawks!

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
171 Ratings

171 Ratings

Blue_meeny ,

Love this show!

Two things: as a children’s librarian I recommend this to people of all ages all the time. Also every time the theme song comes on I am compelled to do little interpretive dances to the animal sounds.

leif.remington ,

Hi

I love your Saiga and alligator gar episode👍👍👍

mejieli ,

Wonderful Podcast!

The hosts do a fantastic job of presenting the material. They are informative and their enthusiasm is contagious.

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