American Kestrel

American Kestrel: Fly with me!

In honor of Douglas Jay, this Animal of the Week is a falcon! However you might not know that by name, as this is the American Kestrel. These are the most common falcons found in North America, so many of you defenders might have seen them before. The American Kestrel is also the second smallest…

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Toco Toucan: Big Beautiful Beaks

How’s it going Defenders? This week’s animal is very colorful, and you might recognize as a mascot for some fruity cereal! That’s right, we’ve got the Toco Toucan, a beautiful beaked bird from South America. Known for their exceptionally noticeable beaks, these birds have a fairly average lifespan of 20 years. This is notable as…

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The Squadcast – Episode 12: Giant Specific Octopus

The 12th episode of our podcast has a very SPECIFIC animal of the week! *wink wink*. Our talks bring us to the ocean and marine life, as well as a variety of topics. Ravmon ends up asking the real questions though – “Whatever happened to Robot Jones”? There’s also a discussion on the Pokemon National…

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Asian Tiger Mosquito: Bloody Dangerous!

Are you ready Defenders? This newest Animal of the week is one of the most DANGEROUS on the planet! And guess what…they’re smaller than your hand! That’s right, we’ve got the Asian Tiger Mosquito this week. Just like the Tiger Salamander, these mosquitoes get their name from their stripes. These mosquitoes also have the trait…

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The Squadcast – Episode 11: The GOO Agenda

The 11th episode of The Squadcast brings out the good old Garden Snail! These gastropods might be well known, but have tons of unique traits. Mychal & Ravmon get into all the GOOey details. Of course, being the snail episode, things start off at a slooooow pace!

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The Squadcast – Episode 10: The Secret Life of Hyenas

Hooray! This is the tenth installment of The Squadcast, and this one gets a little crazy! Ravmon & Mychal play a guessing game to figure out the animal of the week. Afterwards, they explain some oddly unique facts about this animal. From the subject matter to the animal itself, this episode is full of laughs!…

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What Do Ducks Eat?

Have you ever been to a park or out camping and seen people feeding the ducks and other birds? This isn’t always a good thing. In fact, many times the people are feeding something that the ducks shouldn’t be eating. Wild species and domestic species of ducks have specific diets and should not be fed…

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The Squadcast – Episode 9: Snakes On A Podcast!

The 9th episode of The Squadcast brings on some live animal guests! Make sure to subscribe to The Squadcast’s Youtube channel to see the video companion to our radio safari. With a ferocious animal of the week (Egyptian Cobra) we end up touching on one of Mychal’s animal fears. This is one episode you definitely…

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Shortfin Mako Shark: Surfs Up!

We’re taking another trip into the deep blue for this Animal of the Week. A well known predator, this aquatic creature is on record as the FASTEST swimming shark! Yet even with their speed, commercial and sport fishing has led this animal to an “Endangered” status on the IUCN red list. The animal in question…

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Animal of the Week California Condor

California Condor: Scavenger of the West

‘There are only two animals on the planet that get to fly with the name condor on their wings. It’s the Andrean Condor and the California Condor.  Both of these birds are found in the Americas, but the California Condor is found mostly in California. This critically endangered bird, who’s range was much bigger in…

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