The Varmints! podcast is an education/comedy podcast that's all about animals! Every week two nerds name Paul and Donna do a whole bunch of research to bring you a mix of science, education, pop culture and comedy about all things that creep, crawl, slither, fly, jump, hop and swim on this planet one animal at a time.


November 13, 2019 48 min
Your Podcast Or Mine Interview! This week we are sharing an interview we did with Sherry Thomas on her show Your Podcast Or Mine. Enjoy! [...]
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Meerkats! Meerkats are super cute and smart. They are also violent gang members. This week Paul and Donna talk about these little beasties and monster [...]
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October 2, 2019 41 min
Manatees and Dugongs! Things get more than a little gassy and silly as Paul and Donna talk about manatees and dugongs this week! Lettuce learn [...]
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September 11, 2019 50 min
Condors! Paul and special guest co-host Chris Braaten join forces this week to talk about some uniquely awesome Californian birds: condors! Chris Braaten is the [...]
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August 28, 2019 51 min
Lobsters! The show notes for our episode about lobsters are on the way. Please check back for cool/interesting/funny lobster information as well as links to [...]
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August 14, 2019 44 min
Koalas! Koalas are cute, cuddly and NOT BEARS! Join Paul and Donna as they unpack the fascinating lives of these adorable little varmints from Down [...]
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August 3, 2019 41 min
Tiger Sharks! To wrap up our very own take on Shark Week 2019 Paul and Donna talk about fantastic and interesting tiger sharks! Show notes [...]
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July 17, 2019 57 min
North American Hawks! Paul and Donna wing it today talking about those beautiful, fast, and it turns out, smartypants predators, North American Hawks! We’ll hear [...]
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July 4, 2019 31 min
WARNING: This episode contains one instance of a word that may not be suitable for kids, grandparents or people who are sensitive about adult language. [...]
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June 19, 2019 45 min
Honeybees! Buzz on over to the Blazing Caribou Hive and join Paul and Donna today to discuss these smartypollenpants little critters, the honeybee! But first, [...]
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May 28, 2019 49 min
Seagulls! Summertime means beaches and beaches mean seagulls! Hide your corn dogs! Clay Groves joins Paul and Donna to talk about these pesky, wonderful birds! [...]
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May 16, 2019 40 min
Leeches! Do you think leeches suck? Well, you are right! Join Paul and Donna today to talk about these weird little worms today on the [...]
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May 1, 2019 47 min
Coyotes! Varmints! podcast is thrilled to welcome back this week our very first guest, Dr. Seth Magle to chat with us about coyotes! Dr. Seth [...]
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April 18, 2019 55 min
Dolphins! Everyone loves dolphins! Will Paul and Donna help you learn a little more about them this week? They dolphinitely will. But first the news! [...]
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April 1, 2019 41 min
Dragons! Join Paul and Donna with our special guest, famous exotic animal rancher Cotton Shorts, to talk about those fiery, scaly reptiles, dragons! Dragon scales [...]
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March 20, 2019 46 min
Cobras! Get ready to slither and hissss with Paul and Donna this week in our very first episode about a snek; the cobra! But first, [...]
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March 6, 2019 47 min
Yaks! Paul and Donna are yakkin’ about yaks on this week’s episode! By the end of this episode you’re going to be a real brainy-yak! [...]
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February 21, 2019 42 min
Finches! Cute, feathery dinosaurs are the topic today on the Varmints! podcast. Come fly away with us and enjoy learning about these tiny tweeters. But [...]
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February 1, 2019 42 min
Groundhogs! How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? Find out the answer to that and dig into lots of [...]
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January 23, 2019 43 min
Camels! Paul and Donna are back with another episode of Varmints! to talk about the amazing world of those ancient ships of the desert: camels! [...]
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