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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!


Goblin Shark - Halloween Episode!

We’re featuring a creepy, Halloween-worthy animal in this bonus episode! The Goblin shark gets its name because it really does look like a goblin. Learn more about its impressive mouth gape, lightning fast jaw speed, and more.

We mentioned the videos of the goblin shark eating – there are links to both videos in this informative article.

One of our kid challenges this episode is to try to find plastic-free candy wrappings if you’re giving out candy for trick or treating. Here’s a list of some options:

If you do the kid challenge, or know the creature quiz answers, send us an email at or tweet us at @coolanimalspod.

Thanks Frannie for being our Patreon sponsor! If you’d like to financially support our podcast, you can do so here:

Thank you to RACC for the funds for our podcasting equipment! Jaguar’s entrance and exit music would not be here if not for you.

And thanks to Andrew Barkan of Ear Snacks for our theme music!

Finally, don’t forget to check out the other Halloween episodes from our friends at Kids Listen. You can head to the Kids Listen app the week of October 24 to find a big playlist of Halloween/spooky episodes.

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