Looking for a Particular Animal?

If you don’t see your animal on the episode list, or if you listen to the episode where it appears and think it needs more in-depth coverage, feel free to email me at strangeanimalspodcast@gmail.com and request it!

The numbers refer to which episode the animal appears in. Some are no more than mentions.

Aardvark: 65

Aardwolf: 188

Aegisuchus: 212

Afa lizard: 21, 181

Ahool: 88

Akainacephalus: 107

Akkorokamui: 174

Albatross: 70, 202

Algae: 129

Alligator: 48, 85

Ammonite: 86

Amphicyonid: 64

Amphipod: 46

Amphisbaenian: 10, 21, 156, 158

Andean tiger hound: 230

Anglerfish: 38, 136, 155, 193

Ankylosaurus: 107

Anole, Jamaican gray: 210

Anomalocaris: 69

Ant: 81, 111, 141, 179, 185

Ant, army: 185

Ant, bullet: 111

Ant, dinosaur: 179

Ant, velvet: 186

Anteater, giant: 65

Antelope: 116, 218

Apatosaurus: 131

Ape, Bili: 102, 178

Ape, de Loys’: 102

Aphid: 215

Archelon: 75

Archerfish: 146, 181

Argonaut: 155

Armadillo: 22

Assassin bug: 111

Auk, little: 78

Auk, great: 78

Aurochs: 58

Axolotl: 54

Aye-aye: 233

Babirusa: 218

“Baby of the Desert”: 185

Bachia, Stacy’s: 158

Badger: 62

Bald uakari: 167

Bandicoot: 154

Barnacle: 141, 147

Barnacle, gooseneck: 147

Barreleye: 231

Baryonyx: 151, 170

Basilisk: 12

Basilosaurus: 72, 132

Basket star: 79

Bat, disk-winged: 109

Bat, ghost: 192

Bat, hammerhead: 88

Bat, sucker-footed: 109

Bat, vampire: 11, 64, 236

Batfish: 114

Bathysphaera intacta: 193

Bear: 35, 42, 76, 124

Bear, Atlas: 124

Bear, Nandi: 64

Bear, polar: 42

Bear, spectacled: 42, 59

Bear, sun: 76

Beast of Bodmin Moor: 52

Beast of Bungay: 195

Beaver: 48

Bee: 159, 160, 183, 213

Bee, stingless: 213

Bee, vulture: 183

Bee, Wallace’s giant: 160

Beetle, eyed click: 186

Beetle, featherwing: 136

Beetle, Hercules: 93

Bellbird, white: 161

Bettong: 154

Bilby: 154

Bird of Paradise: 61, 64

Bittern: 144

Blackdragon, Pacific: 193

Black mamba: 237

Black widow spider (Western): 155

Blobfish: 231

Bondegezou (dingiso): 68

Bonnacon: 58

Bothriolepis: 214

Bowerbird: 206

Brachiosaur: 50

Bristlemouth: 231

Brittle star: 79

Brontornis: 202

Brontosaurus: 131

Brotula, black: 114

Bullfrog: 112

Bumblebee: 159

Bunyip: 36

Buru: 55

Bush dog: 80

Bush thick-knee: 224

Butterfly: 93, 136, 185, 203

Butterfly, monarch: 203

Butterfly, painted lady: 203

Button quail: 136

Cahow (Bermuda petrel): 70

Caiman: 85

Cait sith (Kellas cat): 52

Cama (hybrid): 120

Camel: 156

Candiru: 130

Canvey Island Monster: 38

Capybara: 157

Carcharodontosaurus: 212

Caribou: 30

Cassowary: 222, 236

Cat: 166

Cat, Pallas’s: March 2020 Bonus

Cat, sabertooth (Smilodon): 34, 124

Cat, winged: 113

Catfish: 10, 46, 96, 140, 163

Catfish, upside down: 163

Catfish, walking: 140

Catfish, Wels: 96

Cath palug: 52

Catshark, lollipop: 114

Cave angel fish: 121

Centipede: 27, 100

Cephalaspis: 214

Chameleon: 237

Champ (Lake Champlain monster): 29

Cheetah: 145

Chevrotain: 116, 157

Chickcharnie: 91

Chigger: 186

Chimpanzee: 102

Chipmunk: 81

Chupacabra: 13

Cicada: 28, 226

Cicada killer: 28, 186

Cichlid (fish): 155

Cimolicthys: 151

Cinereous mourner: 191

Cladodontomorph: 227

Clam: 19

Climactichnite: 103

Cobra: 12, 53, Aug. 2021 Q&A

Cockatoo, palm: 23

Cockatrice: 12

Cockroach: 187, 191

Cockroach, hissing: 187

Coelacanth: 2, 212, 236

Colugo: 101

Condor: 17, 127

Constellation fish, five-lined: 193

Cornetfish, red: 96

Cotylorhynchus: 119

Cougar (puma, mountain lion): 52, 59, 145

Cow, domestic: 58, 64

Coyote: 13, 80

Crab: 141, 182, 192, 210

Crab, aethra: 182

Crab, coconut: 182

Crab, ghost: 192

Crab, hermit: 182

Crab, mountain: 210

Crab, Wallowa lake: 182

Crane: 159

Crawdad (crayfish): 28

Crinoid: 79

Crocodile: 12, 53, 85, 212, 239

Crocodile, pancake: 212

Crocodile, shield: 212

Cryptophidion: 236

Culpeo: 232

Cusk eel: 114

Cynodont: 119

Deer: 4, 116

Deer, giant (Irish elk): 4

Deinosuchus: 53

Deinotherium: 71

Delma, excitable: 158

Deltadromeus: 212

Denisovan: 25

Depranosaur: 228

Desman: 89

Devil bird: 24

Devil, thorny: 97

Dhole: 80

Dicynodont: 119

Dimetrodon: 119

Dingiso: 68

Dingo: 232

Dingo, Carolina: 230

Dipluran: 121

Diprotodon: 208, 224

Dobhar-Chu: 37

Dodo: 19

Dog: 80, 106, 230, 232, Aug. 2021 Q&A

Dog, Fuegian: 232

Dolphin, river: 98

Dormouse, edible: 81

Dove, blue-eyed ground: 70

Dragon: 12, 53

Dragon, water: 81

Dragonfish: 231

Dragonfly, globe skimmer: 203

Duck, pink-headed: 110

Dunkleosteus: 33, 214

Dvinosaurus: 172

Eagle: 17, 32, 60

Eagle, Washington’s: 17

Earth hound: 89

Earthworm: 54

Echidna: 45

Edestus: 33

Eel: 10, 49

Eider, Steller’s: 60

Elasmosaur: 92, 131

Elasmotherium: 5

Elephant: 18, 23, 71, 110, 123, 200, 225

Elephant bird: 51, 124

Elephantnose fish: 223

Elk, Irish (giant deer): 4

Endolith: 168

Entelodont: 116

Eucladoceros: 218

Eurypterid: 205

Fairyfly: 136

Falcatus: 122

Fayella: 172

Feather star: 79

Fennec: 106

Ferret: 150, 198

Ferret, black-footed: 150

Ferret-badger: 198

Finch: 99

Firefly, blue ghost: 229

Firefly, synchronous: 180, 229

Fish, flying: 101, 140 (sort of)

Fisher: 198

“Flores little people”: 26, 76

Flowerpecker: 136

Fossa: 99

Fox: 8, 106, 138, March 2020 Bonus, 167

Fox, Tibetan: 167

Frog: 46, 112, 124, 136, 140, 148, 204, 209, 230

Frog, desert rain: 230

Frog, devil eyed: 209

Frog, leopard (Northern and Southern): 204

Frog, Lilliputian: 209

Frog, poison dart: 204

Frog, starry dwarf: 204

Frog, tomato: 204

Frog, turtle: 204

Frogfish: 38, 165

Fury worm: 123

Gannet, northern: 190

Gar, alligator: 153

Gar, rainbow: 193

Gastornis: 131

Gaur: 58

Gavial: 85

Gecko: 20, 108, 135, 210, 237

Gecko, crested: 20, 237

Gecko, fish-scaled: 20, 237

Gecko, leopard: 20, 237

Gecko, parachute: 237

Gef the talking mongoose: 225

Gennet: 117

Genyornis: 217

Gerbil: 150

Gerenuk: 167, 218

Gibbon: 76, 217

Giraffe: 50, 218

Globster: 87, 176

Glyptodon: 22

Goat, mountain: 100

Goblinfish: 130

Gomphothere: 71

Goose, bar-headed: 159

Gorilla: 84

Grebe: 7

Grenadier fish: 114

Griffinfly: 227

Grison, greater: 198

Grouse, black: 70

Guppy: 81

Hagfish: 105

Hairyfish: 165

Hallucigenia: 69

Hamster: 150

Handfish: 189

Hare: 113, 115

Hare, horned: 113

Hawksbill: 75

Heath hen: 144

Hedgehog: 126

Helicoprion: 33, 122

Hellbender: 14

Henodus: 228

Hippopotamus: 48, 135

Hogzilla: 128

Homo floresiensis: 26, 76

Homo luzonensis: 124

Homo naledi: 26

Honey badger: 62, 139

Honeybee: 183, 213

Hoopoe: 139

Hoplitomeryx: 218

Hornet, oriental: 10

Horse, domestic: 47, 116, 232

Horse, Przewalski’s: 47, 64

Horseshoe crab: 57

Huia: 155

Hulitherium: 208

Human: 25, 26, 36, 64, 103, 124

Hummingbird: 118

Hummingbird, bee: 70, 118

Hummingbird, Sumatra: 70

Hyaenodon: 188

Hybrid animals: 120, 178

Hydra: 54

Hyena: 188

Ibis: 173

Ice worm: 185

Ichthyosaur: 63

Iguana, green: 237

Iguana, marine: 92

Indrasaurus: 151

Inkanyamba: 96

Isopod: 6

Jackal: 80

Jaekelopterus: 205

Jaguar: 59, 109

Jaguarundi: 59

Jay, Steller’s: 60

Jellyfish: 16, 41

Jerboa: 136

Jerusalem cricket: 185

Kangaroo: 73

Kawekaweau: 20

Kellas cat (cait sith): 52

Kinglet: 136

Kirin (Qilin): 61

Kiwi: 32

Koala: 94, 224

Kolponomos: 34

Komodo dragon: 53

Kongamato: 20

Koolakamba: 178

Koolasuchus: 172

Kosmoceratops: 125

Kouprey: 100

Kraken: 174

Kubanochoerus: 133

Kunbarrasaurus: 151

Ladybug: 141, 215

Laganosuchus: 212

Lagarfljót worm: 181

Lake Champlain monster (Champ): 29

Lamprey: 3, 53

Langur, grey: 196

Langur, popa: 209

Lavellan: 89

Leafy seadragon: 191

Leatherback: 75

Leedsichthys: 216

Lemur: 48, 77, 124, 135, 209, 233

Leopard: 83, 109

Leptodirus: 121

Lightning bug: 180

Lindorn (lindwurm): 53

Linsang, Asiatic (banded and spotted): 117

Lion: 83, 236

Lisowicia: 119

Lizard, draco: 237

Lizard, frilled: 97

Lizard, La Gomera giant: 97

Lizard, legless: 158

Lizard, Modigliani’s nose-horned: 179

Lizard, Pinocchio: 97

Lizard, Shreve’s lightbulb: 210

Loch Ness monster: 29, 46

Loosejaw, stoplight: 193

Loxo parasite: 141

Lumpsucker: 189

Lungfish: 55, 212

Lusca: 174

Lynx: 52

Lystrosaurus: 227

Magpie: 134

Magpie jay: 181

Manatee: 153

Mande burung: 110

Mandrill: 196

Mangrove killifish: 133

Manol: March 2020 Bonus

Man-o-war: 16

Mantis, praying: 187, 201

Marmoset, pygmy: 43

Marrella: 69

Mastodon: 132

Mastodonsaurus: 172

Maudheimia: 221

Megalodon: 15

Megapode: 217

Megatherium: 22

Meidum geese: 217

Mermaid: 38

Metriorhynchus: 109

Millipede: 108, 124

Mite: 186, 221

Moa: 32

Moeritherium: 18

Mokele mbembe: 2, 132

Mole: 31

Monato del Monte: 94

Mongoose: 225

Monitor lizard: 21, 177, 181

Monkey: 43, 167, 196

Monkey, capuchin: 196

Monkey, Chinese ink: 43

Monkey, proboscis: 167

Monkey lizard: 228

Monkfish: 38

Montauk monster: 152

Moonrat: 126

Moose: 30

Mosasaur: 86, 92

Moschops: 119

Mosquito: 184

Moth: 70, 111, 136, 191, 215

Moth, hermit hawk: 70

Moth, luna: 111

Moth, Venezuelan poodle: 215

Mountain lion (puma, cougar): 52, 59, 166

Mouse: 8, 39, 171

Mouse, African spiny: 54

Mush-khush-shu [sirrush]: 177, 181

Musk deer: 116

Mylodon: 59

Nanobe: 136

Narwhal: 5

Nautilus: 86

Neandertal: 25, 64, 181, 236

Nematode: 27

Newt: 170

Nigerpeton: 172

Nightjar: 146

Nightjar, Nechisar: 70, 146

Nudibranch: 215

Numbat: 154

Oarfish: 6

Octopus: 100, 142, 174, 191

Octopus, hairy: 100

Octopus, mimic: 191

Oilbird: 121

Olm: 27

Okapi: 218

Onchopristis: 212

Onza: 59

Orang pendek: 76

Orangutan: 76, 194

Orca: 137, 225

Oryx, Arabian: 218

Ostrich: 50

Otter: 37, 59, 60, 198

Owl: 24, 91, 100, 191

Owl, water: 24

Owlman: 91

Ozenkadnook Tiger: Bonus episode (between episodes 7 and 8)

Paca: 157

Pacarana: 157

Pachyrhinosaurus: 125

Paleocastor: 103, 198

Palaeoloxodon: 200

Palaeopython: 151

Pallid sailfin: 193

Panda: 42, 109

Pangolin: 65

Paraceratherium: 50

Parakeet: 48, 51

Parrot: 109, 155, 201

Parrot, African grey: 201

Pelagornithid: 202

Pelycosaur: 119

Penguin: 78, 99

Petrel, Bermuda (cahow): 70

Phasmid: 93, 108

Pheasant, double-banded: 70

Phoberomys: 157

Phoenix: 61

Pig: 128

Pipefish: 152, 209

Pigeon: 19, 44, 51, 138, 206

Pigeon, passenger: 44, 51

Pipefish: 67

Pitohui: 222

Placodont: 228

Placodus: 228

Planarian: 54

Planigale: 135

Plants: 129, 168

Plants, carnivorous: 129

Platypus: 10, 31, 45, 64, 181

Plesiosaur: 92

Plotipterid: 190

Polypterid: 212

Porpoise: 72, 98

Potoroo: 154

Pouched rat, giant: 143

Pouwa: 32

Prairie chicken, greater: 144

Prairie dog: 150

Prionosuchus: 172

Pronghorn: 116, 164

Protoceratops: 125

Pseudomegachasma: 216

Pseudotooth bird: 202

Pterodactyl: 53

Pterosaur: 53, 131, 132, 181

Ptoraspis: 214

Ptychodus: 122

Pudu: 116

Puff adder: 242

Pufferfish: Aug. 2021 Q&A

Puma (cougar, mountain lion): 52, 59

Pupfish, devils hole: 121

Pupfish, Tecopa: 44

Purussaurus: 85

Qilin (kirin): 61

Quagga: 1

Quokka: 208

Rabbit: 115

Raccoon: 138

Raccoon dog: 106

Rat: 143, 232

Rat fish: 152

Raven: 7, 112, 173

Raven, red-tailed: 7

Ray, manta: 96, 216

Razorbill: 78

Reindeer: 30

Repenomamus: 151

Rhamphorhynchus: 151

Rhinoceros: 5

Ringdocus: 80

Robin, black: 44

Roc: 51

Roly poly (woodlouse, sowbug): 146

Sabertooth fish: 34

Saiga: 156

Sailfin, pallid: 193

Salamander: 14, 27, 54, 104, 108

Salamander, giant: 14

Sapsucker, yellow-bellied: 161

Sauropod: 50, 240

Sauroposeidon: 50

Scorpion: 205, 209

Scorpion, sea: 205

Screaming piha: 161

Sea anemone: 129

Sea ape, Steller’s: 60

Sea bunny: 215

Sea cow, Steller’s: 60

Sea lion: 59, 60

Sea mouse: 100

Sea Serpent: 6, 67

Sea slug: 129

Sea spider: 105

Sea turtle: 75

Seahorse: 130, 152

Seal: 23, 36, 60, 153, 155, 162, 225

Seal, elephant: 153, 155

Seal, Hawaiian monk: 162

Seal, talking: 225

Seriema: 202

Serval: 52, 166

Shark: 6, 10, 15, 33, 74, 87, 122, 130, 152, 153, 163, 168, 216, 227, 229

Shark, basking: 216

Shark, eagle: 216

Shark, megamouth: 216

Shark, whale: 216

Sheep: 171

Shield bug (stink bug): 203

Shingleback: 98

Shoebill: 20

Shrew: 31, 136

Siamang: 76

Silesaurus: 177

Sinoceratops: 125

Siphonophore: 209

Sirrush [mush-khush-shu]: 177, 181

Skink: 21, 158

Skink, legless: 158

Skua: 190

Skunk: 139

Sloth, giant ground: 22, 59, 104

Slow-worm: 158

Smilodon: 34

Snake: 12, 53, 56, 81, 124, 192, 197, 236, 242

Snake, flying: 56, 237

Snake, ghost: 192

Snake, sunbeam: 236

Snakehead: 163, 209

Snakehead, Gollum: 209

Snail: 27, 81, 136, 147

Snail, cone: 57

Snailfish: 27

Solenodon: 31

Sowbug (roly poly, woodlouse): 146

Spider: 90, 121, 169, 191

Spinosaurus: 170, 212

Sponge: 41, 64, 168, 199

Spookfish: 130

Spoonworm, green: 155

Springtail: 27

Squid: 11, 74, 101, 174, 181, 215, 235

Squid, bigfin: 235

Squid, bobtail: 215

Squid, clawed armhook: 235

Squid, colossal: 74, 174

Squid, flying: 101

Squid, giant: 74, 174, 181

Squid, long-armed: 235

Squid, long-tailed: 235

Squid, ram’s horn: 235

Squid, vampire: 11

Squirrel: 99, Aug. 2021 Q&A, 241

Squirrel, flying: 44

Stag-moose: 218

Starfish: 54, 79, 135

Stegosaurus: 107, 131

Steller’s Sea-Raven: 60

Stethacanthus: 122

Stick insect: 93

Stink badger: 139

Stink bug: 203

Stoat: 89

Stomatosuchus: 85

Stout infantfish: 136

Sturgeon: 153

Sunbird: 70

Sunfish: 96, 152

Surrey puma: 52

Swan: 32, 161

Swiftlet: 121

Swordfish: 24

Taimen: 156

Takin, golden: 218

Tamaraw: 99

Tamarin, golden lion: 44

Tapir: 18

Tarantula: 99, 169

Tarpan: 47

Tarsier: 8, 43

Tatzelworm: 21

Temnospondyl: 172

Teratorn: 17, 127

Terror bird: 202

Thalattosaur: 92

Threadsnake, Barbados: 135

Thunderbird: 17

Thylacine: 1

Thylacosmilus: 34

Tiger: 44, 83

Tiger, Tasmanian (Thylacine): 1

Titanichthys: 214

Titanis: 202

Titanoboa: 197

Tortoise, Burmese star: 223

Tortoise, giant: 95, 99, 168

Tratratratra: 77

Triceratops: 125

Trilobite: 57, 69, 214

Trout, deepwater: 179

“Trunko”: 87

Tsaidamotherium: 61

Tsuchinoko: 56

Tuatara: 3

Tube worm, giant: 114

Turkey, ocellated: 144

Turtle: 68, 75, 97, 197, 207

Turtle, Hoan Kiem: 68, 207

Turtle, mata mata: 97

Turtle, sea: 75

Turtle, Yangtze giant softshell: 68, 207

Tusoteuthis: 151

Tyrannosaurus rex: 66, 124, 125, 181

Unicorn: 5, 61

Unicorn fly: 108

Vaquita: 135

Vinegaroon: 185

Viper, rhino: 242

Viperfish: 231

Vulture: 40, 127, 159

Wallaby: 73

Walrus: 117

Wampus cat: 244

Warbler: 70 (“Junkin’s,” mourning, Kentucky), 124

Warthog: 128

Wasp: 183, 186

Wasp, honey: 183

Weasel: 198

Whale: 5, 8, 24, 27, 29, 67, 72, 74, 87, 137, 179, 209, 211, 225

Whale, beaked: 209

Whale, blue: 211

Whale, fin: 211

Whalefish: 165

Whip scorpion: 185

White River Monster: 153

Wildcat: 52, 166

Wolf: 13, 80, 106, 195

Wolf, dire: 80, 207

Wolf, Falkland Islands: 80

Wolf, Hagenbeck’s: 80

Wolf, Honshu: 80

Wolf, maned: 80, 167

Wolverine: 62

Wombat: 208, 224

Woodcock: 144

Woodhoopoe: 139

Woodlouse (roly poly, sowbug): 146

Woodpecker: 9, 161

Woodpecker, Ivory-billed: 9

Worm, exploding: 158

Worm, hammerhead: 63

Worm, Lambton: 53

Worm, Mongolian death: 10, 156, 158

Worm, velvet: 69, 186

Woylie: 154

Wren, St. Kilda: 171

Wyvern: 12

Xenophyophore: 27

Xiphactinus: 151

Yak: 156

Yemish: 22, 59

Yeti: 35

Yowie: 36

Zebra 1, 149

Zebroid (hybrid): 120

Zorilla: 139