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The Fact Detectives are two curious kids on a mission to find out all the cool facts about EVERYTHING! 

Join Anika and Dexter as they take their BIG questions to some very smart grown-ups who know lots of interesting facts about lots of interesting stuff.  

Like, are there really killer butterflies? Why do we fart? What ARE fossils? Did monster kangaroos once roam the land? And what happens when we flush the toilet?  

If you love finding out fun facts about cool stuff, subscribe now for a brand new episode every fortnight. And if you love us, please rate us and leave a review. It really helps! 

And if you have a big Fact Detective question, send it to factdetectives@kinderling.com.au.  

A Kinderling co-production with Museums Victoria. 

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*Subscribe for a brand new episode every fortnight!

The Fact Detectives are two curious kids on a mission to find out all the cool facts about EVERYTHING! 

Join Anika and Dexter as they take their BIG questions to some very smart grown-ups who know lots of interesting facts about lots of interesting stuff.  

Like, are there really killer butterflies? Why do we fart? What ARE fossils? Did monster kangaroos once roam the land? And what happens when we flush the toilet?  

If you love finding out fun facts about cool stuff, subscribe now for a brand new episode every fortnight. And if you love us, please rate us and leave a review. It really helps! 

And if you have a big Fact Detective question, send it to factdetectives@kinderling.com.au.  

A Kinderling co-production with Museums Victoria. 

    Rainbows

    Rainbows

    How many colours are in a rainbow? Can you touch a rainbow? Is there really a pot of gold at the end? 

    In this episode The Fact Detectives chat to Rosa Zwier from Scienceworks 

    Listen now to find out all the colourful facts about rainbows! 

    The Fact Detectives are taking a short break but don’t worry! 

    They’ll be back before you know it with lots more amazing facts. 

    In the meantime, if you love finding out fun facts about cool stuff, subscribe now and listen to all twenty episodes. And if you love us, please rate us and leave a review. It really helps!  

    And if you have a big Fact Detective question, send it to factdetectives@kinderling.com.au. 

    A Kinderling co-production with Museums Victoria. 

    See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

    • 10 min
    Peacock Spiders

    Peacock Spiders

    Do peacock spiders really dance? Are they dangerous? What kind of spiders are they? 

    In this episode The Fact Detectives chat to Joseph Schubert who is a Legacy Registration Officer for Entomology and Arachnology at Museums Victoria. (That means he studies bugs and spiders!) 

    Listen now to find out all the flashy facts about peacock spiders! And big thanks to Sam, Hugo and Archie for asking The Fact Detectives to investigate peacock spiders!

    If you love finding out fun facts about cool stuff, subscribe now for a brand new episode every fortnight. And if you love us, please rate us and leave a review. It really helps!  

    And if you have a big Fact Detective question, send it to factdetectives@kinderling.com.au. 

    A Kinderling co-production with Museums Victoria. 

    See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

    • 9 min
    Air

    Air

    What is wind? Do plants really vomit out air? Is there air in space? 

    In this episode The Fact Detectives chat to Rosa Zwier from Scienceworks.  

    Listen now to find out all the breezy facts about air! 

    If you love finding out fun facts about cool stuff, subscribe now for a brand new episode every fortnight. And if you love us, please rate us and leave a review. It really helps!  

    And if you have a big Fact Detective question, send it to factdetectives@kinderling.com.au. 

    A Kinderling co-production with Museums Victoria. 

    See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

    • 10 min
    Snakes and lizards

    Snakes and lizards

    Can snakes really dislocate their jaws to eat things bigger than themselves? Do lizard tails really just drop off? Are snakes and lizards friends?  

    In this episode The Fact Detectives chat to Dr Jane Melville who studies reptiles at Museums Victoria.  

    Listen now to find out all the slithery facts about snakes and lizards! 

    If you love finding out fun facts about cool stuff, subscribe now for a brand new episode every fortnight. And if you love us, please rate us and leave a review. It really helps!  

    And if you have a big Fact Detective question, send it to factdetectives@kinderling.com.au. 

    A Kinderling co-production with Museums Victoria. 

    See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

    • 10 min
    Possum Skin Cloaks

    Possum Skin Cloaks

    What is a possum skin cloak? How and why are they made? And why are they important to the First Peoples of south-eastern Australia? 

    In this episode The Fact Detectives chat to Di-Di Vaha'akolo who is a programs officer in the First PeoplesDepartment at Museums Victoria. Di-Di is a proud Yorta Yorta, Wemba Wemba, Taungurong, Tongan and Fiji-Indian woman.  

    Listen now to find out about all the awesome facts about possum skin cloaks! 

    If you love finding out fun facts about cool stuff, subscribe now for a brand new episode every fortnight. And if you love us, please rate us and leave a review. It really helps!  

    And if you have a big Fact Detective question, send it tofactdetectives@kinderling.com.au. 

    A Kinderling co-production with Museums Victoria. 

     

    See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

    • 8 min
    Cockroaches

    Cockroaches

    Can cockroaches really survive a nuclear blast? Why are they so flat? Do their butts have a special superpower?  

    In this episode The Fact Detectives scuttle through all the fascinating facts about cockroaches with entomologist, Simon Hinkley, at Museums Victoria.  

    Listen now to find out about all the awesome facts about cockroaches! 

    If you love finding out fun facts about cool stuff, subscribe now for a brand new episode every fortnight. And if you love us, please rate us and leave a review. It really helps!  

    And if you have a big Fact Detective question, send it to factdetectives@kinderling.com.au. 

    A Kinderling co-production with Museums Victoria. 

    See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

    • 7 min

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