Strange by Nature Podcast
Rachel Doesn’t Have Crabs

Rachel Doesn’t Have Crabs

June 22, 2022

More aquatic fun this week as Victoria kicks things off by talking about the famous Shackleton expedition. Kirk stays in the sea for a deep dive on bizarre boxer crabs that use anemone as pom-poms and finally Rachel brings us back to land with a primer on chameleons. 

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Baby Shrunk My Brain

Baby Shrunk My Brain

June 15, 2022

Rachel kicks things off by taking us to the ocean to meet the insanely colorful Mandarin Dragonet. Victoria talks about animals that can both shrink and grow their brains. Kirk cuts through the waves with the weirdness that is Storm Oil. We hope you enjoy eclectic topics! 

 

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The Wandering Meatloaf

The Wandering Meatloaf

June 8, 2022

This week Kirk brings us the adorable pokemon of a mammal the Lowland Streaked Tenrec, Rachel tells us why the color Magenta doesn't really exist and Victoria talks about bizarre teeth of Chitons. You'll just have to listen to figure out where the episode title comes from!

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Washing Scat in a Washing Machine (for science)

Washing Scat in a Washing Machine (for science)

June 1, 2022

Victoria kicks things off this week with an overview of Extremophiles, Kirk talks about blueberry eating wolves and Rachel kicks off Pride week by talking about the colorful rainbow colored Peacock Mantis Shrimp. 

Dead Man’s Fingers

Dead Man’s Fingers

May 25, 2022

This week, Rachel kicks things off with the chilling story of dead man's fingers, Victoria explores the inner workings of a termite mound and Kirk takes us to the Burning Mountain in Australia. 

Did life on Earth come from Space?

Did life on Earth come from Space?

May 18, 2022

This week, Kirk takes on the mustard plant you don't realize you eat all the time, Rachel tells the tail of how to ferret out a problem in a particle accelerator and Victoria explores the origins of life on Earth.

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This Loaf of Bread will Make Your Limbs Fall Off

This Loaf of Bread will Make Your Limbs Fall Off

May 11, 2022

This week, Victoria brings us the horrific story of Ergotism that ranges all the way from limbs falling off bodies to LSD. Kirk tackles the question of the Biggest Earthquake in the World and Rachel unwraps the mystery of the disappearing Devils Kettle waterfall.

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The Genital Arms Race

The Genital Arms Race

May 4, 2022

We almost called this one, I'm Going to Eat My Siblings when Rachel started off talking about Frilled Sharks. Victoria then upped the ante by making reference to The Genital Arms Race in her story about duck sex. We pretty much had to go with that right? Kirk rounds off this week's show with a story on feathered prehistoric animals. 

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Is That a Fish in your Urethra?

Is That a Fish in your Urethra?

April 27, 2022

Kirk bring us the tale of the Candiru and horrifying stories of how they want to invade your body. Rachel talks about surprisingly sinking hippos and Victoria takes on Saturn's weirdest moon, Enceladus. 

Armpit licking venomous primates!

Armpit licking venomous primates!

April 20, 2022

We're all over the place this week. Victoria swerves into outer space for a ride to the Rings of Saturn. Kirk takes us to the Racetrack Playa to unlock the 100-year-old mystery of the Sliding Stones and Rachel subverts our expectations by introducing us to armpit licking Venomous Primates.

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