Learn about all things animalia in this family friendly podcast. Each week Joe and Carlos dive deep into nature to find animals that have at least one amazing talent they use to survive. Gather up some animal knowledge and crazy nature facts to drop on your friends at parties with each new episode of Life, Death, and Taxonomy.
  • Episode 28 – Photuris Firefly: From Dusk Till Dawn

    Episode 28 – Photuris Firefly: From Dusk Till Dawn

    Imagine you’re a male firefly and you only have a month or so to find your soulmate. You flash your lights and strut your stuff, but nothing comes of it. Then, a ray of hope shines as you witness the tantalizing bioluminescent strobe patterns of your one true love. You buzz forth only to find …Read More »
  • Episode 27 – American Bison: The Star Spangled Buffalo

    Episode 27 – American Bison: The Star Spangled Buffalo

    The vast amber waves of grain seem an unceasing sea of unbroken golden wheat and prairie grases. But a mighty beasts roams this American savanna, framed by a blue mountain backdrop. It’s size dwarfs most other creatures on the continent and it’s appetite is nearly insaciable. But big, brown, and bearded are the qualities America’s …Read More »
  • Episode 26 – Tube Worm: Blood Plumes Near Magma Fumes

    Episode 26 – Tube Worm: Blood Plumes Near Magma Fumes

    If you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen. Or, at least, get some distance between you and that molten underwater volcano. But there’s one animal that can not only take the heat, it needs it to survive. The tube worm is a weird-looking matchstick at the bottom of the ocean, and it’s …Read More »
  • Episode 25 – American Black Bear: The Super Supper Smeller

    Episode 25 – American Black Bear: The Super Supper Smeller

    They can smell when you have a pie, they can smell when you tell the lie, “My, oh, my! I have no pie!” Its a sense of smell you can’t deny, on a big ol bear you shan’t defy. They can smell it in a car, Underwater, and from afar. But finding food is the …Read More »
  • Episode 24 – Epomis Beetle: An Underbug Story

    Episode 24 – Epomis Beetle: An Underbug Story

    The animal kingdom usually seems pretty straightforward. The bigger animal eats the smaller animal. But there are some cases where the tables are turned and the little guys win. At first glance, the Epomis beetle might seem like an easy meal for a hungry frog. But not all is as it seems in this brutal …Read More »
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