Hurst: Carol I think it’s time to revisit a subject we haven’t talked about in a while.
Carol: Pangolins? I hope its pangolins.
Hurst: Even better, poop.
Carol: Oh perfect.
Hurst: One of my favorite articles from this week was about the vital role hippo poop plays in many aquatic ecosystems in Africa. Just by pooping in and around the river, hippos are recycling silicon, keeping the food chain in these ecosystems healthy.
Carol: Hippo? More like Hi-poo. See you next week!
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