Varmints!

The Varmints podcast is an education/comedy podcast that's all about animals! And who better to teach you than two nerds named Paul and Donna? They aren't exactly animal experts. More like animal enthusiasts. Anyway, every week they do a whole bunch of research to educate themselves and you the listener on all things that creep, crawl, slither, fly, hop and swim on this planet one animal at a time. It's just like one of those fancy nature documentaries on PBS except without David Attenborough. Or any kind of expertise. Or fancy, polished production values by viewers like you. They might make tote bags someday, though.

Cats – Varmints! – 107

Cats! Paul and Donna sharpen their claws and pounce on the topic of cats! Come swat the ball of yarn…
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geese

Geese – Varmints! – 106

Geese! Hey you silly geese! Paul and Donna are here to talk about the fascinating, misunderstood lives of another one…
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Wolves Revisited – Varmints! – 105

Wolves! While you're out there being hungry like the wolf we're revisiting the episode where we talk about real wolves!…
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Earthworms – Varmints! – 104

Earthworms! This week on the Varmints! podcast join Paul and Donna to talk about those squishity, squiggly dirt eatin' chums,…
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Brown Bears – Varmints! – 103

Brown Bears! This week on the Varmints! podcast join Paul and Donna for the much anticipated and long awaited brown…
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outtakes

BONUS: Badgers Episode Outtakes – Varmints! – 103

BONUS EPISODE Paul had a very, very bad day while recording the episode about badgers. Enjoy this collection of outtakes…
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badgers

Badgers – Varmints! – 102

Badgers! This week on the Varmints! podcast Paul and Donna discuss those feisty burrowing European and American badgers! But first,…
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black bears

Black Bears Revisited – Varmints – 73

Black Bears! This week Paul is dealing with some rocky health issues, so, in tribute to our Brown Bears episode,…
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Scorpions – Varmints! – 101

Scorpions! This week on Varmints! Podcast, join Paul and Donna for a discussion of those skittery little weirdos, scorpions! But…
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Emus – Varmints! – 100

Emus! Woo hoo! It's our 100th episode and we have all sorts of fun stuff in store! First, we're joined…
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sea turtles

Sea Turtles – Varmints! – 99

Sea Turtles! Who doesn't love sea turtles? Paul is joined by his smart, hilarious daughter Baylee on this week's long…
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pigs

Pigs Revisited- Varmints! – 98

Pigs Revisited! Join the Varmints! podcast for this rerun of our episode about those wiggly-tailed barnyard superstars, pigs! But first,…
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Crabs – Varmints! – 97

Crabs! Donna is on vacation so Mandy and Melissa from Moms and Murder join Paul to discuss those crabby (and…
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tigers

Tigers – Varmints – 96

Tigers! This week Paul and Donna are discussing the largest member of the cat family: tigers! These big stripey guys…
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llamas-alpacas

Llamas and Alpacas – Varmints – 95

Llamas and Alpacas! The chief Soapy Madams drama llamas switch gears and talk about those adorable real llamas (and alpacas)…
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hyenas

Hyenas – Varmints – 94

Hyenas! This week Paul and Donna are talking about hyenas! These smelly savanna scavengers are surprisingly super! But first the…
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hippos

Hippos Revisited – Varmints! – 93

Hippos! Hey Varminions! Let's revisit this hilarious episode that our buddy Toph suggested! Time to talk about hippos! And now,…
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Dragonflies – Varmints – 92

Dragonflies! We always notice and appreciate the lovely reviews you give us. Thank you. Thanks so much to Andrea Freitas…
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iguanas

Iguanas – Varmints – 91

Iguanas! This week on Varmints! podcast, we delve into the world of the extraordinary iguanas. It's much bigger, and way…
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ants

Ants – Varmints – 90

Ants! We've got ants in our pants to talk to you about the amazing, adaptable, astonishing ant! But first, the…
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hammerhead sharks

Hammerhead Sharks – Varmints – 89

Hammerhead Sharks! Chris Green (Toph) from the GravityBeard podcast joins Donna this week to discuss those bizarre and wonderful hammerhead…
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hummingbirds

Hummingbirds – Varmints – 88

  Hummingbirds! Suzy from The Casual Birder podcast joins Donna this week to talk about the incredible lives of hummingbirds!…
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eagles

Eagles Revisited – Varmints! – 87

Eagles! This week on the Varmints we're presenting a rerun of our episode on the 4th of July, because EAGLES!…
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jellyfish

Jellyfish – Varmints – 86

Jellyfish! Megan from Oh No Lit Class! joins Donna this week to talk about those unusual and mysterious sea creatures:…
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cheetahs

Cheetahs – Varmints – 85

Cheetahs! Josh Hallmark from the Our Americana network joins Donna this week to talk about the speediest of all land…
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giraffes

Giraffes – Varmints – 84

Giraffes! Stacey from the Rough Giraffe podcast joins Donna this week to talk about one of Africa's most amazing creatures:…
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aardvarks

Aardvarks Revisited- Varmints! – 83

Aardvarks! The Varmints! podcast takes another look at those weird and wonderful aardvarks on today's rerun. We "dig" these giant…
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seahorses

Seahorses – Varmints – 82

Seahorses! Let's go for a swim in the ocean this week with Paul and Donna and look at those weird…
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chickening

Chickens II: The Chickening – Varmints – 81

Chickens II: The Chickening! That's right, the day has come, just as the prophets foretold. Brace yourself for the feathery…
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Snails – Varmints – 80

Snails! Slowly settle in this week with Paul and Donna for a weird and fantastic, but way relaxed, examination of…
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Moose – Varmints – 79

 Moose! Time to revisit the deer family with these special stompers, Moose! (Moosen? Come on, we can do this!) But…
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Opossums – Varmints – 78

Opossums! It's a passel of fun this week as Paul and Donna talk about the varmint featured in the logo:…
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butterflies

Butterflies – Varmints – 77

Butterflies! Time to flutter on in and learn about those flippity-flappity cuties, the butterflies! But first, the news! Varmints! podcast…
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toads

Toads – Varmints – 76

 Toads! Sit back and have a listen to a toad-ally awesome episode of Varmints about toads! Donna and Paul are…
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ducks

Ducks – Varmints – 75

Ducks! It's time to talk about ducks on the Varmints! Podcast! Paddle on over and join us for watery fun,…
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unicorns

Unicorns – Varmints -74

Unicorns! The incredible world of unicorns are the topic this week and Paul and Donna are pleased to welcome back…
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black bears

Black Bears – Varmints – 73

Black Bears! This week on the Varmints! podcast Paul and Donna learn all about adorable, yet terrifying black bears!  But…
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Great White Sharks

Great White Sharks Revisited – Varmints! – 72

Great White Sharks Revisited! In this week's Varmints podcast we'll revisit Great White Sharks! In Paul and Donna's first episode together we're…
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tiny monkeys

Tiny Monkeys – Varmints – 71

Tiny Monkeys! Join us for adorable itty bitty fun as we discuss the cutest of all the primates: tiny monkeys!…
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alligators

Alligators – Varmints – 70

Alligators! Whether you will see us later or in a while, this episode is about alligators and not crocodiles! But…
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Mice

Mice – Varmints! – 69

Mice! It's time to squeak and sneak through a jumbo-sized episode with our teeny little topic: mice! These little creepers give…
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rhinos

Rhinos – Varmints! – 68

Rhinos! Ready to rock and roll with the rhinos this week? So are we! Let's laugh and learn about these…
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pigs

Pigs – Varmints! – 67

 Pigs! Join the Varmints! podcast for our long awaited episode on the wiggly-tailed barnyard superstars, pigs! But first, the news!…
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horse

Horse Stories and Jackalopes Revisited – Varmints! – 66

Horse Stories and Jackalopes! Technical difficulties knocked out an all new episode so this week we're telling some horse stories…
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Parrots

Parrots – Varmints! – 65

Parrots! The Varmints! podcast and Rugrat Parker are crazy about parrots and now you can be too! Let's fly off…
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beavers

Beavers Revisited – Varmints! – 64

Beavers! Varmints! podcast is proud to rerun this dam-tastic episode, Beavers! This critter was chosen by a friend of Varmints!…
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Tarantulas

Tarantulas Revisited – Varmints! – 63

Tarantulas! In this week's rerun the Varmints! podcast examines the creepy, crawly, charming eight legged critters known as tarantulas! We…
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otters

Otters Revisited – Varmints! – 62

Otters Revisited! In this week's Varmints podcast we'll rerun our discussion about otters! Otters were suggested by Varmints listener, Andrea.…
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chickens

Chickens Revisited – Varmints! – 61

Chickens! The Varmints podcast decided to tackle good ol' chickens for our rerun show this week. Chickens are tough little…
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Walruses – Varmints! – 60

Walruses! This week on Varmints! we look at the wonderful, whopping, winsome walruses! Flop on over for a splashy adventure.…
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