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True stories of the most extreme wild animal attacks ever documented, told and explained by Wes Larson, a wildlife biologist and animal behavior expert. Wes is joined by his brother Jeff and their mutual friend Mike, and in each episode the three pour over the details of animals attacks and explain how listeners can avoid these kinds of dangerous encounters, and learn a new appreciation for the wild things of the world

Tooth & Claw: True Stories of Animal Attacks Tooth & Claw

    • Science
    • 4.9 • 1.8K Ratings

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True stories of the most extreme wild animal attacks ever documented, told and explained by Wes Larson, a wildlife biologist and animal behavior expert. Wes is joined by his brother Jeff and their mutual friend Mike, and in each episode the three pour over the details of animals attacks and explain how listeners can avoid these kinds of dangerous encounters, and learn a new appreciation for the wild things of the world

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    Elephant Attack - The Funeral-Crashing Elephant

    Elephant Attack - The Funeral-Crashing Elephant

    Mike covers one of the more shocking animal attack news stories to drop in recent memory concerning a woman who had an unfortunate encounter with an elephant that decided it wasn't content with just one round with the poor woman. We then cover a little bit of what makes elephants one of the most interesting and sophisticated animals on earth, and why an elephant might decide to attack someone, even if seemingly unprovoked.
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    Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts.
    For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social: 
    Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast
    Twitter: @ToothandClawPod
    Wes: @GrizKid
    Jeff: @jefe_larson
    Mike: @mikey3ds

    Grizzly Bear Attack - The Todd Orr Double Grizzly Bear Attack

    Grizzly Bear Attack - The Todd Orr Double Grizzly Bear Attack

    Wes covers an oft-requested story concerning Todd Orr and the bear who attacked him two times in a single bloody and unfortunate morning. We then do a deep dive into bear safety tactics and talk about just how good of a tool bear spray is.
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    To advertise on the show, contact us!
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    Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts.
    For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social: 
    Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast
    Twitter: @ToothandClawPod
    Wes: @GrizKid
    Jeff: @jefe_larson
    Mike: @mikey3ds                         

    • 1 hr 43 min
    King of Sting

    King of Sting

    Jeff discovers a weird niche of YouTube videos wherein people allow themselves to be bitten and stung by the most painful creatures in the natural world. Generously, he shares his findings with all of us
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    To advertise on the show, contact us!
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    Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts.
    For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social: 
    Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast
    Twitter: @ToothandClawPod
    Wes: @GrizKid
    Jeff: @jefe_larson
    Mike: @mikey3ds

    Rattlesnake Attack - Latest Animal Attack News and Clara Jessup's Run-in with a Rattlesnake

    Rattlesnake Attack - Latest Animal Attack News and Clara Jessup's Run-in with a Rattlesnake

    We start things off by getting into some of the more notable animal attack news stories from the past couple of months, and then have a really fascinating interview with Clara Jessup, who was bit by a venomous rattlesnake and had a really difficult time getting treated properly.
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    To advertise on the show, contact us!
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    Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts.
    For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social: 
    Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast
    Twitter: @ToothandClawPod
    Wes: @GrizKid
    Jeff: @jefe_larson
    Mike: @mikey3ds                         

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Ursa Major: The Eternal Hunt

    Ursa Major: The Eternal Hunt

    Mike takes the lead to talk a little bit about the constellation Ursa Major, and 2 of its attending myths. And just when you thought things couldn't get nerdier, one of the post-story categories takes us to new-found depths of nerdiness.
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    To advertise on the show, contact us!
    ~~
    Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts.
    For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social: 
    Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast
    Twitter: @ToothandClawPod
    Wes: @GrizKid
    Jeff: @jefe_larson
    Mike: @mikey3ds

    Bison Attack - Seeking Love in Bison Bison Bison Territory

    Bison Attack - Seeking Love in Bison Bison Bison Territory

    Two young adults match on a dating app and have a fateful date involving some angry bison that defies the odds. We also cover the bison's historical significance and then get into the usual categories.
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    This episode of Tooth & Claw is brought to you by...
    Vuori: Vuori.com/CLAW
    Athletic Greens: AthleticGreens.com/TOOTH
    Feals: Feals.com/TOOTH
    To advertise on the show, contact us!
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    Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts.
    For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social: 
    Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast
    Twitter: @ToothandClawPod
    Wes: @GrizKid
    Jeff: @jefe_larson
    Mike: @mikey3ds                         

    • 1 hr 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
1.8K Ratings

1.8K Ratings

jajeidnsowi ,

Binge-worthy and educational

Such a good mix of fun, interesting and educational. As corny as it sounds, I love being able to share animal facts and safety tips with my friends. Also enjoy the dynamic between the trio, whether they’re razzing each other or signing off with “love you”s - so refreshing and nice.

Troy19959 ,

An all-time favorite pod!

I've been following Wes Larson for years on social media, and I always appreciated his love of animals, his scientifically informed perspective on animal behavior, and his passion for wildlife conservation. When this pod was announced and Jeff and Mike were introduced as co-hosts, I had a feeling this show was only going to get better and better– and it HAS! Incredibly informative, funny and entertaining, and most importantly, it's a show that really walks the walk. These aren't just 3 guys who happen to love animals– they care about animals, conservation, and educating people on how we can have better and more respectful relationships with animals and their habitats. Love the pod, and love you guys!

P.S. Jeff– Red (Taylor's Version)?? I knew you and I were kindered spirits <3

jv--- ,

Well done!

I hesitated to listen to this for a while thinking maybe it was just sensational / shock value but this crew is absolutely Wonderful! Very educational, just the right balance of entertainment and education. These guys truly care about science and nature and the mix of varying levels of expertise and life experiences keeps things fun. Keep up the great work guys!

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