Scorpions – Varmints! – 101


This week on Varmints! Podcast, join Paul and Donna for a discussion of those skittery little weirdos, scorpions!

But first, the news!

Swaner EcoCenter hopes to conquer fears with exhibit featuring 100 arachnids

Skittery, shuddery goodness!S

Scorpions have amazing metabolism! Read about this and other interesting stuff at Scorpions, article courtesy of

Why do scorpions glow under black lights? Find out here courtesy of

Scorpions like to attend raves. Duh.

Want to avoid scorpions in a video game? Now you can! We’re going old school style at!

Only you can save this little pixel dude. Do eet! You know you want to.

The 1982 TV commercial for Pitfall featuring Jack Black in one of his first roles!

No show about scorpions is complete without these guys!

This song is fine for the kiddos, but I’d seriously supervise the rest of their stuff, parents. 😀


Want to keep a scorpion as a pet? Okie dokie, find out how to do that here, article courtesy of

Have fun with your stingly stinger pinchy pincher buddies.

Or, if you’d rather rid your life of any and all scorpions, check out these tips from!Scorpion Infestation 300x206 Tips To Prevent Scorpion Infestation

Get out of here, scorpions! And stay out!

Now you know a little more about scorpions than you did this morning! What do you think of them? We want to hear from you! Send us your suggestions for animals you’d like to hear us talk about, or just drop us a line about anything at! We might even read your email on the show.

Your feedback is always welcome!

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All music is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license ( Artist: Kevin MacLeod (
Featured image “Scorpion was taken by Michelle Puckett, Bureau of Land Management, and is licensed as Public Domain.
About our voice actors:
Kari McGinnis runs Blazing Caribou Studios and is a co-host on the podcasts Feast On History and Trivia Geeks Live.
Chris Braaten runs the Podfix Network and is a co-host on More Gooder Than.
Chris “Toph” Green is the host of the GravityBeard podcast.
Curtis Craddock is the author of the novel An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors (The Risen Kingdoms, #1)
Josh Hallmark runs the Our Americana network and hosts the podcasts Our Americana, The Karen and Ellen Letters, Playlist and True Crime Bullshit.
Frosty is the co-host of The Show with The Preshaah and Frosty,
and last but never least, Stacey from Rough Giraffe.