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An Idiot's Guide To Animals

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

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


Trap Jaw Ant vs. Peregrine Falcon

8/21/2017
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We're feeling the need...the need for speed! On this episode, Kirsten and Adam discuss some very brisk beasts whilst Rich responds to one of our listeners and explains primate taxonomy. Intro: Theme, patrons*, listener messages Adam's animal (11:34): Trap Jaw Ant Kirsten's animal (31:44): Peregrine Falcon Outro (51:34): Winner, primate taxonomy, Adam's holiday * Thanks to our wonderful patrons Callum R., Lauren G., Sophie M. and Georgia L.

Duration: 01:05:56


Slippery Dick vs. Sparkle Muffin

8/7/2017
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What's in a name? Adam and Kirsten explore creatures with silly names and along the way discuss everything from smart ravens to vajazzles... Intro: Adam's daily routine, Patreon & YouTube, raven news Kirsten's animal (13:50): Slippery Dick Adam's animal (30:14): Sparkle Muffin Outro (46:43): Winner, the Rocky swap, idiot of the week, vajazzles

Duration: 01:01:43


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


Naked Mole Rat vs. Sand Bubbler Crab

2/6/2017
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In the first episode, Kirsten, Adam and Rich discuss the pros and cons of redneck rodents and creepy crabs.

Duration: 01:23:47