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 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 »
  • Episode 23 – Pacu Fish: Incredible Incisors

    Episode 23 – Pacu Fish: Incredible Incisors

    The life of an aquatic herbivore may mean non-stop soggy salads but there’s one South American fish that doesn’t mind at all. They may look like their killer kin, but they hide a secret smile that allows them to live vegan lifestyle. But adaptation is the name of the game in Life, Death, and taxonomy. …Read More »
  • Episode 22 – Indian Grey Mongoose: The Quick and the Fuzzy

    Episode 22 – Indian Grey Mongoose: The Quick and the Fuzzy

    We have a saying in India: “Don’t go near King Cobras”. But the Indian Grey Mongoose says “bupkis” to that. When you are combating the world’s largest venomous snake, you’d better be light on your feet, swift as the sunrise, and also completely immune to snake venom. Surviving isn’t easy in Life, Death, and Taxonomy. …Read More »
  • Episode 21 – Hairy Frog: The Real Wolverine

    Episode 21 – Hairy Frog: The Real Wolverine

    The earth is covered in creatures with all kinds of amazing traits. But sometimes, those traits can be pretty horrifying by human standards. In the Congo, when push comes to shove, you better have something up your sleeve. If you don’t have sleeves, like most amphibians, you might have to dig a little deeper to …Read More »
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