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Life is strange, naturally you want to hear about it. Strange by Nature is your guide to the strange, weird and unbelievable side of nature. Professional naturalists present weekly curated stories about just how strange nature can get.

Life is strange, naturally you want to hear about it. Strange by Nature is your guide to the strange, weird and unbelievable side of nature. Professional naturalists present weekly curated stories about just how strange nature can get.

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United States

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Life is strange, naturally you want to hear about it. Strange by Nature is your guide to the strange, weird and unbelievable side of nature. Professional naturalists present weekly curated stories about just how strange nature can get.

Language:

English

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6128034432


Episodes

20. ExTrEmE Episode Part 2: Hagfish Slime, Off-Earth Extremes and Loggerhead Shrikes

6/23/2021
Victoria brings us a slimy story of hagfish gone amok, Kirk takes his extremes off planet and Rachel impales our ears on a story of the Loggerhead Shrike.

Duration:00:36:27

19. The ExTrEmE EPISODE!

6/16/2021
Rachel talks ghost flowers, Victoria chats about spiders flying with electricity and Kirk brings weather extremes on Earth.

Duration:00:34:06

18. Off with Their Heads!

6/9/2021
Kirk talks radiation loving bacteria, Rachel nerds out on Moose, and Victoria talks about self-decapitating "wonder mollusks". Note: Is is an updated version of this episode to correct missing audio.

Duration:00:34:22

18. Off with Their Heads!

6/9/2021
Kirk talks radiation loving bacteria, Rachel nerds on Moose and Victoria talks about auto-decapitating "wonder mollusks."

Duration:00:34:22

17. More Butts Than You Would Expect in One Episode

6/2/2021
Victoria takes on a listener question about Brood X Cicadas, Kirk introduces us to the Many Assed Hydra Worm and Rachel explores (the history of) the anus.

Duration:00:32:43

16. Silent but Deadly-When Lakes Attack

5/26/2021
In this week's episode, Victoria tells us about lakes that will kill you from miles away, Kirk does a sand-striker worm redux and Rachel lays down some facts about an 80,000 year old tree.

Duration:00:30:24

15. Let's all use the Pig Toilet

5/19/2021
Rachel introduces us to the oldest shark in the world, Victoria discusses using human waste as fertilizer and Kirk blows our minds with an alternative evolutionary possibility.

Duration:00:37:39

14. Wet Spot on the Savanna

5/12/2021
Kirk tries to convince us that humans are actually a chimera of two species, Rachel brings the aquatic nightmare fuel and Victoria shares more than you probably wanted to know about Hyenas. Yikes.

Duration:00:38:26

13. Urine Trouble for that Pun

5/5/2021
Female only fish, Urine, and Lightening. Three completely random and fascinating topics.

Duration:00:34:23

12. Nightmare Fish, Contagious Cancer and Farting Comets

4/28/2021
What can we say. This one has it ALL. If you need proof the universe is a strange place we got it right here.

Duration:00:33:31

11. The Tree of Death, Hot Flowers and Sun Stones

4/21/2021
Kirk tells us about the Tree of Death, Rachel shares about the thermogenic Skunk Cabbage and Victoria discusses how Vikings navigated using sun stones.

Duration:00:34:23

10. No, that's NOT what bats are for...

4/14/2021
This one gets heavy. Victoria talks about the impact of snakes on an island ecosystem, Kirk tells the story of bats as bombs and Rachel dives into the deep to talk about Butterfly snails.

Duration:00:39:14

9. Rachel shows us the Hell Mouth

4/7/2021
We're gob-smacked by the horrific mouth of the Gob-faced Squid, then transported deep undersea to study hydrothermal vents and finally we stop to ponder why everything keeps falling unconscious.

Duration:00:34:52

8. Things Go Off the Rails and Victoria's Head Explodes

3/31/2021
Things Older than Dinosaurs, Koalas, and Giant Leaf Insects.

Duration:00:36:43

7. Is Poop a Tool?

3/24/2021
The Tongue-Eating Louse, Super Dense Neutron Stars, and Bees!

Duration:00:34:59

6. A Pigeon Would Have Noticed the Microwave

3/17/2021
Legless Lizards, Amazing Pigeon Skills, and Darwin’s Tubercle.

Duration:00:35:00

1. Surf, Turf and Outer Space

3/10/2021
Naked Mole Rats, Coelacanths and Space fairing lichens.

Duration:00:38:36

1. Surf, Turf and Outer Space

3/10/2021
Naked Mole Rats, Coelacanths and Spacefaring Lichens. Come and get it.

Duration:00:38:36

2. Loudest Penis in the World & Other Aquatic Stories

3/10/2021
The Singing Penis of the Water Boatman, Freshwater Bryozoans and Weird Octopus Facts. An aquatic all-stars episode.

Duration:00:27:31

3. The Cat Made Me Do It

3/10/2021
The Platypus, Toxoplasmosis and Maple Syrup. Do not combine these three things anywhere else but here.

Duration:00:34:08