The veterinary podcast about veterinary medicine and surgery, current news items of interest, case reports and anecdotes. Wait: It’s not all about veterinary matters! We also discuss other areas we are passionate about, including photography and wildlife. Thanks for joining us – Brendan and Mark.
This week we provide the weird and the wonderful news items from the animal world.
- Toxic masculinity: why male funnel web spiders are so dangerous
- Angels in disguise: angelfishes hybridise more frequently than any other coral reef species
- For your viewing pleasure: the best animal feeds from around the world
- Alarm raised over logging near ‘Lazarus’ frog
- Wrinkle-faced male bats lower face masks to copulate
- Waiter there’s a (black soldier) fly in my soup
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