Cool Facts About Animals
Cool Facts About Animals Podcast
This is a podcast by and for kids giving you the coolest facts about the coolest animals. We research our episodes carefully, distilling the information into manageable segments, focusing on the things that really make these animals unusual. Thanks for listening!
Sunday 12 September 2021
: Piranhas get a bad rap. They’re thought of as vicious, human killing machines. While piranhas do have some impressive teeth and an even...
Sunday 29 August 2021
: On this episode, we learn all about the venomous (not poisonous) rhinoceros viper. Learn about its cool retractable fangs, the not one but...
Episode Swap! Newsy Jacuzzi
Monday 09 August 2021
: Hello listeners! We are doing an episode swap with Newsy Jacuzzi! We think you’ll love this podcast, another kid-grownup collaboration....
Ants and Other Bugs with Dr. Mark Moffett
Thursday 05 August 2021
: Have you ever watched ants hurry busily along and wonder what they're doing? Dr. Moffett did, and decided to turn that interest into ants...
Animal Facts from Our Listeners
Sunday 25 July 2021
: We asked, you answered! In this episode, we hear facts about sea slugs, lions, zombie caterpillars, wild horses, and lots more. And of...
How Kids Can Stop Plastic Pollution
Sunday 04 July 2021
: Our plastic episode is here! In this episode, we learn about how much plastic is in the ocean, why that’s a problem for animals, how it...
Jaguar Presents: All About Cooking Meow Meow
Friday 11 June 2021
: This is Jaguar meow meow! Learn how to cook endangered meat with just a flame thrower, trebuchet and elbow grease in this best ever...
Sunday 06 June 2021
: In this episode we learn all about lake cow bacon, otherwise known as the hippopotamus! You’ll learn about poop-flinging, built-in...
Monday 10 May 2021
: We at Cool Facts About Animals are pretty jealous of our east coast listeners who are about to get visited by TRILLIONS of cicadas! In this...
Earth Day! Endangered and Comeback Animals
Thursday 22 April 2021
: Happy Earth Day! In this special bonus episode, we each choose an endangered or extinct animal to learn about, then we choose an animal...
Monday 12 April 2021
: In this special double episode, we learn all about herons. First, we are joined by Patreon supporter and friend Meryl to learn all about the...
Just for Fun: Jaguar & Corduroy Present Laughtown - The Trash Debacle
Sunday 21 March 2021
: Jaguar wants to cover the world in trash. Can Corduroy stop him? (No animal facts in this one - this is just for fun!)
Sunday 07 March 2021
: Horseshoe crabs have been around since before the age of dinosaurs! During the time, they've seen a lot of changes in the world. We talk...
Dragons with Mr. Eric and Dracomax of What If World
Sunday 14 February 2021
: Dragons are one of the most amazing animals in the world - but it's hard to get the facts about them when they are so rare. Luckily, we were...
Toads, Alligators and Turtles with Gina Zwicky
Friday 29 January 2021
: We have a really cool special episode for you today. In this one, we interview Gina Zwicky. Gina is a graduate student at the University...
Sunday 10 January 2021
: This is one tough animal. Smart, recklessly aggressive, equipped with tough skin, stink bombs and sharp claws - even lions run from the...
Sea Star Holiday Activity Video!
Monday 28 December 2020
: Learn more about sea stars (aka starfish) while playing along with the Cool Facts About Animals and At Your Level podcasts. During this...
Starfish aka Sea Star
Thursday 24 December 2020
: Grady, Clara, Teddy and mom Ali sit down to talk about the starfish (or is it a sea star?). You'll learn that this festive-shaped star can...
Gross Facts About Animals
Sunday 13 December 2020
: In this episode, the crew shares a whole bunch of really, really gross animal facts. If you do not like being grossed out, DO NOT listen to...
Thursday 26 November 2020
: In this episode, we get pretty confused talking about opossums v. possums - because they sound the same! We sort it out with the help of...
Episode Swap: Nature Nerds
Thursday 12 November 2020
: Hi Listeners! We are trying out something new this episode, and swapping an episode with our friend Laine at Nature Nerds, a podcast in the...
Crows - Halloween Episode!
Monday 26 October 2020
: Do you think crows are scary? In this episode, we learn that crows are scary – scary smart! Did you know that crows can solve 8-step...
Monday 05 October 2020
: On this episode, we talk all about peafowl! New fact for me, only the male peafowl is called a peacock. Who knew! We also give lots of info...
Dragonflies with Dr. Jessica Ware
Tuesday 08 September 2020
: In this episode, we talk to dragonfly and damselfly expert Dr. Jessica Ware about what makes these insects so cool. And there's a lot! Like...
"The Naughty Crew" Music Video
Thursday 03 September 2020
: Big news, listeners! Jaguar and Corduroy have made their first music video. Now, I'm not sure about the message, but you know Jaguar. Check...