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Parasitic birds, inky self-digesting mushrooms, fuzzy bee mustaches, and good old-fashioned hunks of scat are just a few things that make the Great Plains Nature Center crew giddy with excitement. It's impossible to pick one favorite thing about nature, so this podcast celebrates all of them. Discover new favorites. Clutch your heart over old ones. Geek out with us.

Parasitic birds, inky self-digesting mushrooms, fuzzy bee mustaches, and good old-fashioned hunks of scat are just a few things that make the Great Plains Nature Center crew giddy with excitement. It's impossible to pick one favorite thing about nature, so this podcast celebrates all of them. Discover new favorites. Clutch your heart over old ones. Geek out with us.
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United States

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Parasitic birds, inky self-digesting mushrooms, fuzzy bee mustaches, and good old-fashioned hunks of scat are just a few things that make the Great Plains Nature Center crew giddy with excitement. It's impossible to pick one favorite thing about nature, so this podcast celebrates all of them. Discover new favorites. Clutch your heart over old ones. Geek out with us.

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English

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Episodes

Puffballs (ft. Lyndzee Rhine)

11/8/2019
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Naturalist Lyndzee Rhine is a giant nerd. She loves fungus. All fungus. For this episode, Lyndzee focuses on one "type" of fungus... the ever-pleasant puffballs. Buckle up, you're in for spore-covered coaster ride and it's about to get fungal. Visit our website for videos, pictures, and other fun stuff from this episode: https://gpnc.org/thats-my-favorite/

Duration:00:50:31

Don't Lick Deer (ft. Allan Saylor)

10/31/2019
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Naturalist Allan Saylor is fascinated by a genuinely spooky topic: wildlife diseases. With werewolf myths, the actual zombie apocalypse, and flesh-eating fungi, we obviously had to release it a week early for Halloween. Buckle up for these ever-changing, horrifying ecological challenges that Allan loves. Visit our website for videos, pictures, and other fun stuff from this episode: https://gpnc.org/thats-my-favorite/

Duration:00:48:18

Spider Sniffing (ft. Deb Williams)

10/25/2019
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Deb delights in finding sparkling, shining eyes at night, and it's not just the deer, raccoon, and rabbit eyes that get her excited. This favorite pastime (and Halloween party activity!) of Deb's has led to countless rabbit holes on nightvision and even got her digging into real cow eyeballs! Let's geek out about eyeshine. Visit our website for videos, pictures, and other fun stuff from this episode: https://gpnc.org/thats-my-favorite/

Duration:00:35:29

Dinosaur Lungs (ft. Rachel Roth)

10/10/2019
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GPNC naturalist Rachel can't stop talking about birds, so hosts Lyndzee and Emily indulged. The best thing about birds? They're literally dinosaurs, and it goes well beyond feathers frozen in stone. With discoveries like plumage coloration, dinosaur lungs, and literal therapod fledglings in amber, the things that make birds Rachel's favorite are dinosaur traits. Visit our website for videos, pictures, and other fun stuff from this episode: https://gpnc.org/thats-my-favorite/

Duration:00:56:26

Bee Mustaches (ft Nicole Brown)

9/26/2019
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Bees are cute. They can have shiny butts, mustaches, fuzzy legs, and petal nests, but many people only think of honeybees when they think of bees. To Nicole Brown, GPNC naturalist, that's a real bummer, because most bees in the world are _completely _different. Nicole adores them all, and she thinks you should too. For photos, videos, and more visit https://gpnc.org/thats-my-favorite

Duration:00:30:54

Screaming Toads (ft Emily Davis)

9/12/2019
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Hands-down, frogs and toads are Emily's favorite. Host Lyndzee Rhine gets all the warty details from KDWPT and GPNC Naturalist Emily Davis in this episode of That's My Favorite. Who doesn't love grabbing jumpy frogs, getting peed on, and startling toadish screams?? We sure do! Visit our website for videos, pictures, and other fun stuff from this episode: https://gpnc.org/thats-my-favorite/ Want to get involved with frogs and toads in your area? Join a Frog Watch chapter and contribute to...

Duration:00:32:12