Learn about all things animalia in this family friendly podcast. Each week Joe and Carlos dive deep into nature to find animals that have at least one amazing talent they use to survive. Gather up some animal knowledge and crazy nature facts to drop on your friends at parties with each new episode of Life, Death, and Taxonomy.
Episode 196 -Yellow-Bellied Sea Snake: Made for the Sea
“…and today we’re talking about a reptile who’s lady is the sea. But more on that later.” We all know and share a healthy fear of snakes. They live under rocks and slither on their bellies to get around. But there are actually dozens of snake species that don’t live on land at all. Instead, […]
Episode 195 – Olm: Long and Long-Lasting
“…and today we’re talking about a lost boy that lives in caves and doesn’t want to grow up. But more on that later.” Living in the pitch blackness of the caves of southern Europe is a tiny eyeless Chinese dragon that can regrow its arms and sense prey using electricity. Intrigued? Well that’s not even […]
Episode 194 – Aldabra Giant Tortoise: Elephants of the Atoll
“…and today we’re talking about the largest shelled reptile that lives on land maybe! But more on that later…” A strange reptile that lives on a strange type of island will surely deliver in the weird department. Islanders are known for showing some interesting adaptations that mainlanders may find funny. But when you’re surrounded by […]
Episode 193 – Atlantic Mudskipper: A Fish Out of Water
“…and today we’re talking about slimy yet satisfying frogish fish, but more on that later.” While other fish are relegated to the vast oceans, lakes, and rivers that cover 70% of the planet, some decided that it wasn’t enough room. Bent on total global domination, the Atlantic Mudskipper wants to be where the people are. […]
Episode 192 – Hippopotamus: Big, Round, and Deadly
“…and today we’re talking about Moto Moto and why he doesn’t like you. But more on that later.” A beast lies in a river bed. He is confident when the waters run against his mouth. And he has no fear of turbulent waters. You can’t take him by his eyes or pull his nose with […]
Episode 191 – Least Tern: Twitter Mob
“..and today we’re talking about the most direct path imaginable. But more on that later…” When you’re a little bird surrounded by larger predators, you need to have a strong support network to fend off the baddies. Just like Flik in a Bug’s Life, the least terns have realized that there is true strength in […]
Informative and Fun
Listening to two friends talk in-depth about a new animal each week is something I never knew I needed. Good production quality and way to make you question things about the natural world.
Entertaining and educational!
These guys put out a high quality podcast about some of Earth’s strangest animals. Entertaining and educational...nice job!
Love this show. Always keeps me interested and always look forward to new episodes. Can’t recommend it enough.
-Tabby from Your New Best Friends podcast