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Darren Naish and John Conway talk all things tetrapod, and some things not.

Darren Naish and John Conway talk all things tetrapod, and some things not.
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United States

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Darren Naish and John Conway talk all things tetrapod, and some things not.

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English


Episodes

Episode 69: The SpecZoo Podcats

7/25/2018
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In this less farty episode, FU, white-eyes (again) and Jinfengopteryx. News World o' News: Junzi the gibbon, Chinese hominins at 2.2 Ma, and books books books. A Cash 4 Question (no we don't do those anymore) on bovids and domestication. And our main event: Speculative Zoology.

Duration:01:29:42

Episode 68: Yes it Farts

7/11/2018
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We have a new enemy, the SquaMates Podcast. News from Darren and John: John's new superhero/Pokemon crossover fanart, BTCon2018, the Eotyrannus monograph, TetZooCon. News from World of News includes, Loch Ness eDNA, Foro is a touraco, Summerside, Kram, and Ahmed human gait study, leading to a discussion of variation within humans.

Duration:01:24:59

Episode 67: Stupid Successful Frog

6/21/2018
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In this ramshackle episode, FU: how to pronounce generic names for cheetahs. News from World of Darren and John: Darren needs to leave SciAm (give hime money!), Jurassic World and Lego, trees, magpies, and abstract expressionist dinosaurs (yes you need them). News from World of News (da da dah!): Rashid et al. pygostyle paper, Electrorana a stupid successful frog, which wasn't even actually electric. Also, pterosaurs in amber... or art they? No they're not... unless... Popular tat: 25...

Duration:01:52:13

Episode 66: Giant Man-Babies

6/12/2018
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In this episode, FU on white-eyes, liberal left and anti-vaxxers, CTO not TCO or was the TCO not CTO? News from the World of "Science and Books": After Man new edition, is the giant cheetah really a cheetah, and sweaty wolverines. News from World John and Darren: sexual selection conference, Ford vs Naish, Dinosaurs HTLE 2nd edition cover. A long-lost (and still lost but remembered) Cash for Question! A new segment: Darren Summarises TV and Film, including Lost in Space, Cloverfield...

Duration:01:32:35

Episode 65: The Glands of Time

4/24/2018
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In this episode, John finds his mute switch, News from World of News: giant Rhaetian ichthyosaurs, Dracula pterosaur, Art Bell, and the final (maybe?) Cash for Questions; Aurochs, glands, and finding things.

Episode 64: Reverse the Polarity of the DNA Refraction!

4/4/2018
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In this episode, Darren meta-review and actual review of God's Word or Human Reason, News from World of News: Occultonectia and polycotylids, seafloor ziphiid fossils, and Chilesaurus AGAIN. Cash for Questions too. Popular Tat, we've both seen Annihilation, and... we agree! Darren: ★★★★★☆☆☆☆☆ John: ★★★★★☆☆☆☆☆

Duration:01:44:44

Episode 63: No Bigger than a Cane Toad

3/22/2018
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In this episode, FU listeners! with glowbones, enantiornithine, Beelzebufo, pterosaurs. Also NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF NEWS Chendytes, Penkalski ankylosaurids, and pterosaurs. More cash for questions and no popular tat (no time!).

Duration:02:08:20

Episode 62: Back and Bigger than a Brontosaurus

3/9/2018
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The podcats is back for reals, and bigger than ever. In this episode fluorescence in chameleons, bite force in frogs, Neanderthal cave art, and cash for questions. Also, a good deal of popular tat, and very special reading, by Darren Naish.

Duration:02:22:08

Episode 61: The Ghost of Podcats Past

3/9/2018
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Episode 61, which has laid dormant for eight months, is here! I don't remember what's in it. Enjoy!

Episode 60: A Question Catalysm

7/12/2017
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In this Cash for Questions!-filled episode, cats, dogs, toads, wolverines, hominids, caseids, tortoises, stupid ratites, nasty honey badgers, and not everything you wanted to know about turtles. Also phylogenetic trees.

Duration:01:18:12

Episode 59: The Arrival of Ornithoscelida Face

5/2/2017
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In this shamefully delayed, but convincingly long episode: Ornithoscelida, the faces of Tyrannosaurs, and quite the rant on Arrival: Darren: ★★★★★★☆☆☆☆ John: ★★☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆

Duration:02:08:03

Episode 58: The Spankian Stage

3/13/2017
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In the brand-spankin' new episode, Darren and John let chaos reign while still trying to say some stuff. Cash for Questions! includes vampires big and small, and a chemistry question which gets a predictably well thought out, knowledgeable and precise answer not read form Wikipedia. Also geology. Popular Tat is Westworld.

Duration:01:42:44

Episode 57: Is This Paper Big Enough?

2/13/2017
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An episode so short, we hardly say anything.

Duration:00:51:19

Episode 56: Rogue Eyes

1/20/2017
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The much-anticipated Episode 56 is here. Darren and John discuss the the dinosaur controv-ersy or contra-versy (it controversial) of dinosaur soft tissue, the origin or affinities of Jar Jar Binks, and what we know about dinosaur eyes. Also, Darren's and Mark (Witton - take a drink)'s new azhdarchid paper is out. Finally, Rogue One, which - in a shocking twist - we agree on: Darren: ★★★★★★☆☆☆☆ John: ★★★★★★☆☆☆☆

Episode 55: The Remake

11/3/2016
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For the third time... no, I can't be bothered. News from the World of News, Cash for Questions! etc. Download here.

Episode 54: War of the Animals

9/19/2016
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In this thrilling episode, Darren and John discuss, unsurprising phylogenetic studies, why birds won't get in the water and frogs won't get out, the patheticness of viverrids, and whether other animals go to war intentionally (if, indeed, humans do). Also what we think of the Walking With [...] series. Download here.

Duration:01:45:27

Episode 53: Hunting Cultural Monsters

6/21/2016
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In this episode, Darren and John discuss Darren's new book, Hunting Monsters: Cryptozoology and the Reality Behind the Myths. Lots of of discussion of cryptozoology, and some terrible popular tat. Buy Darren's book here! Download here.

Episode 52: Not a Prosauropod

5/5/2016
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In this long-awaired episode, remedies for epidemics, the mystery of Eshanosaurus, and xenarthran origins. Probably other things too, but we've recorded so many in the last couple of days I've forgotten (also I have no memory). Download here.

Episode 51: The Reboot Reawakens

2/22/2016
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In this episode, tool use in not-avian dinosaurs, tetrapods riding tetrapods, and Darren and John give career advice* (yes, really). Then, discussion of Star Wars VII, the first film since the abysmal Lucy John rates higher than Darren. Darren: ★★★★★★★☆☆☆ John: ★★★★★★★★☆☆ *Advice not sound, do not use for any purpose

Episode 50: Special Edition

1/28/2016
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In this very special episode of the The Tetrapood Zoology Procarts, big cat books, plesiosaur papers, and Cash for Questions! on Amargasaurus spines, and speculation on the replacements for amphibians. Also, discussion of Star Wars the original series, and a bit of prequel bashing, before moving on to the SPECIAL EVENT.

Duration:01:08:53