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Created by: Christian & Ellen Weatherford

USA 6-1011+

Started: May 14th, 2019

Status: Active, 200 episodes

Kind: Episodic

Language: English

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195: Gray Wolf w/ Danielle LaRock!
00:59:43 | Episode: 195 | May 31st, 2023

Ellen & special guest, podcaster and wildlife educator Danielle LaRock, review one of our world’s most misunderstood, maligned, and magical creatures: gray wolves. We’re not just talking teeth and claws and fluffy coats – we’re also discussing alliances with crows, howls that rattle your very soul, the irreplaceable ecological role of wolves, their conflicts with humans, and how we can all make peace with our wild neighbors.

194: Antlions & Trap-jaw Ants
00:48:04 | Episode: 194 | May 24th, 2023

Christian explains the pitfalls of antlions & Ellen snaps back with the trap-jaw ant. We discuss metamorphosis, structural engineering, sand doodles, the Sarlacc, Darwin’s thoughts on Australia, Pokémon, sticky babies, and a literal scientific arena. 

193: Asian Water Monitor w/ Ivan Kwan!
01:20:31 | Episode: 193 | May 18th, 2023

Join Ellen & special guest, naturalist Ivan Kwan, for a review of the scaly friends with the world’s most chaotic energy: Asian water monitors! We talked about the history and landscape of Singapore, smelling in stereo, Krakatoa, and the giant lizards showing up where you least expect them, from treetops to shipwrecks, racetracks and even toilets. It’s their world, we’re just living in it.

192: Proboscis Monkey & Sarcastic Fringehead
00:44:35 | Episode: 192 | May 10th, 2023

Ellen nose what’s up with the proboscis monkey & Christian sizes up the sarcastic fringehead. We discuss the form and function of a uniquely bizarre nose, the impact memes can have on conservation, and why you might want to think twice before reaching into a hole in the sea floor.

191: Fireflies w/ Dr. Sarah Lower!
00:53:47 | Episode: 191 | May 3rd, 2023

Join Ellen & special guest, biology professor and researcher Sarah Lower, for a review of nature’s very own glimmering fairy lights: fireflies! We discuss how to do the beetle dance, tips for packing a bioluminescent picnic, and the shockingly diabolical world of fireflies – from friendly fire to catfishing, thievery, and snailshakes.

190: Pom-Pom Crab & Mourning Dove
00:53:11 | Episode: 190 | April 26th, 2023

Christian cheers for pom-pom crabs & Ellen explains what makes mourning doves so coo-l. We discuss how crabs clone their own pets,  what type of milk pigeons order in their lattes,  and a suspicious pattern of criminal activity.

189: Freshwater Megafish w/ Zeb Hogan!
00:39:54 | Episode: 189 | April 19th, 2023

Join Ellen & special guest, biologist and host of Nat Geo WILD’s TV series “Monster Fish” Zeb Hogan, for a review of the giants lurking in the waters of the world’s rivers and lakes: freshwater megafish. We discuss how and why fish are able to reach massive sizes, what it’s like to research and work alongside these enormous creatures in their own homes, and how we can help protect and conserve the natural habitats we all rely on to thrive.

188: Brown Pelican & Przewalski's Horse
01:08:01 | Episode: 188 | April 12th, 2023

Ellen dives into the brown pelican & Christian goes wild with Przewalski’s horse. We discuss gular pouches, aerodynamics, stud piles, and conservation success stories.

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Created by: Christian & Ellen Weatherford
Started: May 14th, 2019
Status: Active, 200 episodes
Kind: Episodic
Language: English

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