Cats Cows Bulls Migrating Birds and Robotic Dogs

Carol: Hi Hurst!  What have you been up to this week? Hurst: Well it’s midterm week, as I’m sure you know, so I’ve been living in the library. I’ve been there so much I’m waiting for them to ask me to pay rent, and not just because I accidentally fell asleep there last week. Carol: […]

Crayfish Spiders Bees Grouse and Ungulates

Hurst: Hi there Carol, I hope you’re as ready to discuss some animal news as I am! I have an interesting first topic, mutant crayfish taking over Europe! Carol: Hurst, I thought we had a talk about this. We can’t talk about fake news, no matter how cool it sounds. Hurst: Believe it or not, […]

Coyotes Peacocks Dogs Owls Orcas and Fanimals

Hurst: Good morning Carol! Are you excited for Super Bowl Sunday? Carol: The Super Bowl isn’t really my thing, I’m more of a Puppy Bowl kind of person. And speaking of the Puppy Bowl, I just read that this year they will be showing “The Dog Bowl”. This will feature older dogs to showcase their […]

Camels Tilapia Handfish Bats Rhino Rabbits Dogs and Macaques

Carol:  Hi Hurst! I wanted to start off this week asking you if you think camels are attractive? Hurst: That’s such a strange question, I’m not sure how to respond. Carol:  Well, I read this week about a camel beauty contest that is held in Saudi Arabia each year during the King Abdulaziz Camel Festival. […]

Sea Lions Pythons Sturgeon Javan warty pigs Tasmanian devils and Lawyers

Carol: Hi Hurst!  I hope you’ve had a good weekend! Hurst: I have. I spent my weekend inside, away from the cold.  Aren’t you in Mexico right now? Carol: Yep!  I’m at a conference about animals where academics and advocates come together to learn about how to be more effective in their animal work.  It’s […]

Flies Coral Tuna Hounds and Lemurs

Carol: Hello there Hurst! I’m gonna start off this week’s discussion with a question for you. How many different families of flies are there? Hurst: That is certainly an interesting question. I guess I have no idea. Carol: Well, what do flies eat? Hurst: I want to say trash, but I feel like that’s not […]