Ep 14: The Little Snot House That Could
BewilderBeasts!December 02, 2020x
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Ep 14: The Little Snot House That Could

Today Melissa discusses the rats of the Black Plague who got a bad rap ; the tiniest, but mightiest, snot house of the sea, and a common house pet who is banned from Queensland, Australia.

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Melissa McCue-McGrath, CPDT-KA, is a science-based dog trainer outside of Boston, MA, and author of the book, "Considerations for the City Dog". She has a dog training channel on YouTube that has free classes and lessons for anyone who is interested in positive reinforcement dog training. More about Melissa can be found at MelissaMcCueMcGrath.com
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I got today's information on the Black Plague (Black Death), the giant larvaceans and rabbits being banned from Queensland, Australia from the following sources:

 https://www.npr.org/transcripts/549005147 (Wow in the World transcript for the episode referenced)

https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510321/wow-in-the-world is the link to the podcast

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/dont-blame-rats-spreading-black-death

https://www.livescience.com/61444-black-death-cause-found-transmission.html

https://www.earthtouchnews.com/conservation/human-impact/meet-the-giant-oceanic-mucous-creature-that-eats-plastic/

https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/larvacean-life-the-surprise-ocean-giants-of-global-carbon-capture/ 

https://www.shapeoflife.org/news/featured-creat

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