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Come on a strange and irreverent tour of the animal kingdom and its many peculiarities, as two animal enthusiasts battle it out in a bid to entertain and amuse their zoologically naïve friend.

Come on a strange and irreverent tour of the animal kingdom and its many peculiarities, as two animal enthusiasts battle it out in a bid to entertain and amuse their zoologically naïve friend.
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Australia

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Come on a strange and irreverent tour of the animal kingdom and its many peculiarities, as two animal enthusiasts battle it out in a bid to entertain and amuse their zoologically naïve friend.

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English


Episodes

Leatherback Turtle vs. Koala

1/22/2018
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The penultimate episode before the AIGTA team take a break to have babies and play music and stuff... it's the BONERS episode! Intro: Patreon thanks, poll results, podcast review, listener messages and stories Kirsten's animal (11:21): Leatherback turtle Adam's animal (34:36): Koala Outro (51:47) : Questions & winner, idiots of the week

Duration:01:12:00

Coyote/American Badger vs. Shrimp Goby/Pistol Shrimp

1/2/2018
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The AIGTA team look at animals working together in this symbiosis themed episode. Intro: Theme, birbs, birth Adam's animal (12:37): Coyote/American Badger Kirsten's animal (28:26): Shrimp Goby/Pistol Shrimp Outro (46:04): Winner, general chat

Duration:00:54:07

Christmas Beetle vs. Red Kangaroo

12/25/2017
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Happy holidays everyone! Intro: Theme, news, Rich rambles to annoy Adam Kirsten's animal (9:30): Christmas Beetle Adam's animal (25:05): Red Kangaroo Outro (36:35): Winner, croc shooter, Patreon

Duration:00:47:50

Tuatara vs. Megalodon

12/11/2017
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Go back in time with the AIGTA team on this episode as we tackle prehistoric creatures. Plus, hear some stories from friends of the podcast. Intro: Theme, Patreon, Archie's kitten & shrimp stories Adam's animal (12:26): Tuatara Kirsten's animal (28:45): Megalodon Outro (41:00): Winner, Yvette's chicken story

Duration:00:50:45

Albatross vs. Victoria's Riflebird

11/27/2017
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Join the AIGTA team as they discuss birds with a skill for attracting mates. Intro: Patreon thanks, new birds Kirsten's animal (10:54): Albatross Adam's animal (29:06): Victoria's Riflebird Outro (40:00): Adam as a bird, winner, idiots of the week

Duration:00:52:21

Silkie vs. Chihuahua

11/13/2017
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It's the birthday special - Rich turns 30 and the AIGTA team discuss his favourite animals... Intro: Birthdays, patrons, reviews, frog week, listener stories & qs Adam's animal (11:40): Silkie Kirsten's animal (26:00): Chihuahua Outro (42:48): Spanish, winner, Adam's dog

Duration:00:56:43

Frill-Neck Lizard vs. Orchid Mantis

10/16/2017
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The AIGTA team take a closer look at masters of disguise in our camouflage-themed episode. Intro: Theme, Patreon, bee penises, geckos, magpie postie Adam's animal (14:02): Frill-neck lizard Kirsten's animal (32:05): Orchid mantis Outro (46:54): Winner, Rich's classification, brown sugar, snake eggs, zoo stories

Duration:01:03:02

Boto

10/2/2017
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Adam and Kirsten find out they have similar preferences for animals this week as we delve into myth and legend... Intro: Theme, social media, Patreon, reviews & polls, animal news Kirsten & Adam's animal (11:30): Boto Outro (39:40): Dragons, rat vs.pigeon, peanut worm, Adam's trip

Duration:00:58:39

Axolotl vs. Sea Apple

9/18/2017
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It's Episode 17 and this week we're looking at the coolest pets. Both animals this week are aquatic, have the ability to regenerate and are difficult (but worth the difficulty) to keep well. Intro: Theme (pets), housekeeping, patrons, news (cannibal croc) Adam's animal (9:55): Axolotl Kirsten's animal (30:00): Sea apple Outro (50:39): Classifying animals, winner, snatch-strap condom, Uganda animal stories

Duration:01:06:41

Megamouth Shark vs. Marsupial Lion

9/4/2017
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Go big or go home: on this episode the AIGTA team discuss megafauna, both living and extinct. Intro: Corrections, theme discussion, listener animals Kirsten's animal (10:55): Megamouth shark Adam's animal (27:45): Marsupial lion Outro (45:25): Winner, idiot of the week, holiday stories

Duration:01:09:16

Outtakes Teaser

9/1/2017
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A few short clips from our upcoming outtakes - full mini-episodes available for Patreon donors! https://www.patreon.com/AnIdiotsGuideToAnimals

Duration:00:01:38

Saltwater Crocodile vs. Tardigrade

7/24/2017
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When the going gets tough, the animals get..tougher! We've found the animals for whom survival is a snap; they're hard to kill but easy to love. Intro: Drunken antics, Episode theme, YouTube & show notes, listener notes, Californian condor news Adam's animal (12:50): Saltwater crocodile Kirsten's animal (33:20): Tardigrade Outro (53:45): Winner & why, animal lifespans, idiot of the week

Duration:01:09:03

Titan Beetle vs. Tokay Gecko

7/10/2017
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Is bigger really better? The AIGTA team take a look at "big versions of small animals" and find out why Adam is a sex policeman...

Duration:01:05:01

Przewalski's Horse vs. Water Chevrotain

6/26/2017
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It's all about the ungulates in episode 11 when Adam pits his perissodactyl against Kirsten's artiodactyl. Also, in listener's questions, Rich discusses the difference between frogs and toads.

Duration:01:12:04

Black Flying Fox vs. Western Hognose Snake

6/12/2017
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Animals so cute you want to punch them in the face...don't though, that's mean.

Duration:01:05:39

Cuban Solenodon vs. Tree Lobster

5/29/2017
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On this episode the AIGTA team take a look at animals that have held on against all odds, even after being classed as extinct. Under the spotlight: a small, clumsy mammal and a large, speedy insect.

Duration:01:13:23

Masked Birch Caterpillar vs. Komodo Dragon

4/17/2017
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It's David vs. Goliath this week as the idiots of AIGTA pit a caterpillar that talks with its butt against the largest lizard in the world...

Duration:01:01:41

Bush Dog vs. Desert Rain Frog

4/3/2017
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Animals just refuse to live in the correct habitats in this episode, as Adam and Kirsten discuss aquatic canids and terrestrial frogs...

Duration:01:09:55

Predatory Tunicate vs. Lowland Streaked Tenrec

3/20/2017
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Join the AIGTA team as they discuss x-rated sea squirts and tenacious tenrecs.

Duration:00:58:48

Aye-Aye vs. Sea Swallow

3/6/2017
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An accidental finger-themed episode: where Adam compares a lemur to salad fingers and Kirsten discusses a nudibranch's jazz hands.

Duration:00:57:38