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Cool Facts About Animals

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This is a podcast by and for kids giving you the coolest facts about the coolest animals. We research our episodes carefully, distilling the information into manageable segments, focusing on the things that really make these animals unusual. Thanks for listening!



You guessed it listeners! This episode is about the Australian flightless bird the cassowary. Learn about why this bird has been termed the world’s deadliest bird, what that horn thing is all about, and just how big they get.

If you think you know the answer to our creature quiz or riddle, or if you did our kid challenge, let us know! Send us an email at or tweet us at @coolanimalspod and we will send you a bookmark.

Patreon sponsors! We are having a Zoom meet up on December 4th! Check our Patreon page for details. Do you want to be a Patreon sponsor? You can sign up here.

Your donations will go towards traveling to meet with a scientist to learn more about animals.

Thanks to RACC for funding our audio equipment!

Thanks to Andrew from Ear Snacks for our theme music!

Thanks to all of you for listening!

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