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Created by: Christian & Ellen Weatherford

USA 6-1011+

Started: May 14th, 2019

Status: Active, 182 episodes

Kind: Episodic

Language: English

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178: Vicuña & Cookie Cutter Shark
00:50:13 |Episode: 178 | January 25th, 2023

Ellen luxuriates in the vicuña & Christian takes a bite out of crime with the cookie cutter shark. We discuss adaptations to life in the Andes, vicuña wool as political bribery, suctorial lips, and how to play an Uno Reverse card on some of the ocean’s top predators.

177: American Crocodile w/ Alec Baines!
00:53:07 |Episode: 177 | January 18th, 2023

Join Ellen & paleontology researcher and fellow Floridian Alec Baines for a review of the saltwater guardians, American crocodiles. We discuss the archosaur family tree, flower-picking and other crocodilian leisure activities, what to do if you find yourself in the chompin’ zone, and falling in love at a punk croc concert.

176: Rio Cauca Caecilian & Rubber Boa
00:45:45 |Episode: 176 | January 11th, 2023

Christian attends the caecilian cotillion & Ellen gets friendly with the rubber boa. We discuss life as a humble amphibian wiggling around in the mud and explain how even limbless creatures can still throw hands.

175: Cane Toad w/ Bethany Brookshire!
00:54:34 |Episode: 175 | January 5th, 2023

 Join Ellen & science journalist Bethany Brookshire for a review of the lumpy little tide pods disrupting ecosystems all over the globe: cane toads. We discuss toxic shoulder pads, retro nature documentary excellence, poison butts and teacher toads, ugly animals, and the complicated relationships humans have with the wildlife around us.

174: Narwhal & Snow Monkey
01:01:13 |Episode: 174 | December 29th, 2022

Ellen dives into the magical world of narwhals & Christian warms up to Japanese macaques. We discuss inside-out teeth, hot tub parties, and how misunderstandings and scams shaped unicorn mythology.

79: Reindeer w/ Olivia deBourcier! (REPLAY)
00:51:08 | December 21st, 2022

This episode originally aired on December 25, 2020. This version of the episode includes minor updates and audio edits.

173: Rats w/ Let's Learn Everything!
01:11:25 |Episode: 173 | December 14th, 2022

Ellen is joined by the hosts of fellow Maximum Fun podcast Let’s Learn Everything for a review of the little furry guys leaving tiny pawprints all over human history: rats! We discuss their role in the black plague, the intricacies of rat intelligence and emotions, and how they’ve been represented in folklore and pop culture. We’ll set historical records straight, display our best teamwork behavior, and take a trip down to your favorite family entertainment center and pizza restaurant chain.

172: American Beaver & Christmas Tree Worm
01:01:18 |Episode: 172 | December 8th, 2022

Christian chews on some facts about the American beaver & Ellen celebrates the festive Christmas tree worm. We discuss giant rodents, ecological engineering, coral reef symbiosis, and the prettiest worm.

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Created by: Christian & Ellen Weatherford
Started: May 14th, 2019
Status: Active, 182 episodes
Kind: Episodic
Language: English

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