‘Twas the Night Before New Years by Carroll Cogswell Givens

Most are familiar with the famous Clement Clarke Moore poem that told the world of St. Nick, but not many know of the follow up poem called ‘Twas the Night Before New Years’ by an unknown author around the 1830’s named Carroll Cogswell Givens. Join us for our New Year’s Eve special where we test our improvisational skills… I mean, read the forgotten tale of one wild night in a bar that is certain to become a classic story! 

What to Watch in 2022 with Shawn Kohne

Now back and better than ever and bearing baked goods, our dear friend Shawn Kohne returns to The Biofriendly Podcast for our holiday special! Shawn shares his Top 10 list of the best entertainment from 2022, Noel and Jacob’s family movie nights are sabotaged, and we continue to make much ado about nothing! 

What time is it?

Photographer Samuel Sloss captures a small Octopus hiding in a shell beneath the waters of Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Flashback Episode: Winter 2020

This week we’ve gathered together some of the best highlights of The Biofriendly Podcast from winter into spring of 2020 where we discussed everything from jellyfish blackouts to forest bathing. So whether you’ve been with us since the beginning or you just discovered the show, sit back and enjoy some of our favorite moments from way back when! 

Halloween Special: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

In a never-before-seen Halloween special, The Biofriendly Podcast reads The Legend of Sleepy Hollow with a unique twist: every new scene must include a completely improvised section that transforms the classic tale into an environmental story! You don’t want to miss this laugh-out-loud improv game where Washington Irving’s words take on a whole new meaning! Happy Halloween!

Something in my teeth?

At first glance it might look like the oblivious gray heron is about to be this hippo’s supper, but a clever forced perspective by photographer Jean-Jacques Alcalay reveals that the heron is actually riding on the back of another hippo.

What was that?

Owls can rotate their necks a maximum of 270 degrees without breaking blood vessels or tearing tendons, which makes for pretty intimidating looks.

Where’s the coffee?

Coffee coffee coffee chameleon! A close-up look at the eye turrets of a panther chameleon. Photo by Paul Bratescu.

You’re late

Why do we feel like we’re in trouble? These Gelada baboons, also known as the ‘bleeding-heart monkey’ have fatty sitting pads that are perfect for sitting in the Ethiopian Highlands.

Come at me, bro!

Photographer Tom Mangelsen captured this king penguin and Antarctic fur seal in the middle of a heated chest bump. This funny image was one of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards of 2019.