83: Two Truths and a Lie (Animal Facts Edition)

83: Two Truths and a Lie (Animal Facts Edition)

 
 
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Trace and Amy try to stump each other with the wildest, weirdest, most outrageous animal facts they could find. There’s chemical warfare snails, bird arsonists, toads with babies bursting out of their backs and MORE. Listen in and play along.

Show Notes: SPOILERS!!!!

Fire Hawks: Black Kites and Whistling Kites in Queensland
image: Mark Marathon
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TRUE!
Koala toes and Human Fingerprints
image: Janine Duffy
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FALSE (kinda)
Geography Cone Snail stunning a fish with insulin
image: Baldomero Olivera
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TRUE!!!

 

 

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The Surinam Toad:   

The mother gestates her babies on her back and then they pop out of her skin. Gross and TRUE. 

https://animals.sandiegozoo.org/animals/surinam-toad

 

 

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The horned screamer (Anhima cornuta

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horned_screamer

A sort of pheasant like bird with a terrific shriek and a horn on it’s head and it’s alllll TRUE.

 

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Collared Peccary:

https://nhpbs.org/natureworks/peccary.htm

A little jungle pig that falls over when startled just like the sheep. FALSE. They don’t tip over. They do not tip over, sadly. Or happily for them.

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