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Podcast Episode 37 Animal Geeks – King of All Serpents

In a new format this week we have a look at a veterinary case of the week, Jet the American Bulldog who took on a Taipan.  We head back 60 million years in the Land Rover Time Machine to have a look at the largest snake ever to have lived, Titanoboa.   Our new business website is up at Seadog Veterinary Services. We also went for a sail out to the Great Barrier Reef and Xanthe and Harri give us a report on the wildlife we saw. Titanoboa

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Podcast Episode 36 Animal Geeks – Tarantulas

This week we set about dissecting a Mouse Spider.  We have a general look at Tarantulas aka Mygalomorph spiders.  We fire up the time machine for a quick look at spider evolution in the Triassic. Harri enjoys the extra oxygen available but decides that the extra size that it gave insects and arachnids might be a worry.

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Podcast Episode 32 Animal Geeks – Tyrannosaurus and Laramedia

This week we head back 100 million years to Laramedia and post-mortem a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Harri gets worried about getting home in time for dinner and before 75% of the extant life forms disappeared at the K-T extinction event.

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Podcast Episode 29 Animal Geeks – Giant Clams and Cooktown

  Our first podcast from Cooktown.  This week we bring you an interview with Dr Rick Braley of http://aquasearch.net.au when we visited his aquarium on Magnetic Island.  Dr Braley is a world renowned expert on Giant Clams.  We discuss these massive bivalves, their biology and their future.  http://www.djulinmarine.com/pages/about%20us.htm
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