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Tooth & Claw: True Stories of Animal Attacks

Tooth & Claw: True Stories of Animal Attacks

Author: Wes Larson, Jeff Larson, Mike Smith | QCODE

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True stories of the most extreme wild animal attacks ever documented, told and explained by Wes Larson, a wildlife biologist and animal behavior expert. Wes is joined by his brother Jeff and their mutual friend Mike, and in each episode the three pour over the details of animals attacks and explain how listeners can avoid these kinds of dangerous encounters, and learn a new appreciation for the wild things of the world

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Wes prepped an interesting little episode all about the gila monster, and what makes them a unique and ultimately deadly reptile. Jeff and Mike try really hard to not let him get his thoughts out, but Wes prevails in the end. ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
When 8-year-old Jessie Arbogast was bit by a bull shark in in the shallow ocean waters near Pensacola, Florida in 2001, the media ran wild with the story and others similar to it, proclaiming the summer of 2001 to be "The Summer of the Shark." But how bad was that summer really, and what are the consequences to those most effected by these events? Watch this episode here: https://youtu.be/qy69t_5QXz8 ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
The chance to finally get the shot of a grizzly bear he had always dreamed of quickly turned into nightmare for outdoor enthusiast and photographer Bill Tesinsky. Watch this episode here: https://youtu.be/_BoJ_1rX7LM ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
Jeff gives us all a rundown of everything he could remember that happened on our recent trip to Borneo. He punctuates his trip notes with a couple of attacks that took place on the island, including one that involves a crocodile, and another about a pygmie elephant. Watch this episode here: https://youtu.be/x7M3KxbZ6hE ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
The guys at T&C were honored once again to be joined by the inimitable Jessie, Wes's good fortune made manifest as significant other. The group highlights some of the more curious and often violent animal attack news stories from the past couple of months, and then Jeff asks Jessie a batch of questions ranging from her royal tomato family heritage to her 3000+ pets. ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
Mike leads a subscription episode all about two men's fight to the death with a hormone-supercharged 9-point buck. The guys wrap things up with The Big Wild Bucks for Charity quiz. ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
Momma Larson joins the guys once again to share a few stories about how mothers, despite their best intentions, can lead their children to trouble. Then in a rare moment of expressing genuine feelings, the group then talks about their moms and how great they are. ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
Wes shares three different violent encounters that humans have had with mako sharks, and then gets into some interesting biological info about the world's fastest shark. Watch this episode here: https://youtu.be/MXA9of5KvHo ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
What began as a routine dive to search for megalodon teeth on the bottom of a South Carolina river turned into a desperate, oxygen-deprived fight to survive for Will Georgitis. Here's the gofundme link if you are interested in helping Will out! https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-williams-recovery-from-alligator-attack ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
Peter Baca's first camping trip began like a dream, but quickly turned into a nightmare when a black bear crashed his camp site. Thus began a fight not only for his own life, but for his family's as well. Watch this episode here: https://youtu.be/9FBcwEeTvXI ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
Wes takes an opportunity to talk about how animals can act violently towards humans even in unexpected and unpredictable circumstances, Jeff issues a tragic update on Flaco the Eurasian eagle-owl, and Mike carries the Coyotes Be Wylin' torch for the first time. If you have some money to spare and want to put it towards a worthy cause, consider helping out the two cougar-encounter victim's funds we spoke about today: Brooks Brothers Support Fund - https://edcf.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/create/fund?funit_id=3277 Keri's Ride to Recovery - https://www.gofundme.com/f/keris-ride-to-recovery Watch this episode here: https://youtu.be/0rEL0UVrLi8 ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
Wes finishes telling the story of the leopard of Rudraprayag, and Jeff gives a small sample of this years Animal March Madness bracket. Watch this episode here: https://youtu.be/47YKr1svj-s ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
In the early 1900s, one leopard was responsible for the deaths of over 100 people in Rudraprayag, India. Wes covers several of the more notable stories of its reign of terror, and explains why leopards can become uniquely dangerous to the humans who live close to them. Watch this episode here: https://youtu.be/n_xGfEAKdFY ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
In 2013, Matt Dyer ventured out to northern Canada hoping to spot a polar bear. He ended up getting an up-close view of one, and it turned into a fight for his life. ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
The Tooth & Claw guys are on a trip to Australia, and so thought it appropriate to cover some of the recent animal attack headlines to hit the news in the Land Down Under. It turns out it's been a busy couple of months for the local sharks. Happy Valentines Day, you can be our valentine if your other plans fall through. We love you enough that it makes sense. ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
Wes covers the too-wild-to-be-made up case of one James "Jimmy" Smith, the man who found himself a little too deep in the organized crime scene of New South Wales, Australia, and at least a part of him a lot too deep in the belly of a tiger shark. ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
Wes gives a rundown on an extremely rare encounter that one man claims to have had with a wolverine, and details why it may or may not have even happened at all. He then invents a new word for wolverine, and it goes over pretty well with Jeff and Mike. ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
Wes summons just enough focus and strength to deliver one final episode before the year ends, telling the story of a bloody encounter that 7-year-old Kyle Musselman had with a cougar on his way to school. The guys end the episode by talking about all their favorite things from 2023, and Wes finally commits to something we've all been asking for going into the new year. Watch our Top 10s of 2023 on YouTube! And subscribe to us while you're there, we plan on releasing a lot more video content from now on: https://youtu.be/-ovc9qRPciU ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
The Zanesville Massacre

The Zanesville Massacre

2023-12-1801:41:442

Wes recounts the tragic events that took place on October 18, 2011 in Zanesville, Ohio wherein a troubled man with a rapidly expanding collection of exotic animals takes matters into his own hands in a moment of desperation. Trigger Warning for anyone dealing with suicidal thoughts. Reach out to someone if you are struggling, you are loved. ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
The Tooth & Claw gang discuss recent animal attack news headlines, including a man who wandered a little too far into a crocodile's billabong, the first elk fatality in Arizona state history, and much more. They then round the episode out by putting a bunch of characters from Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter into hypothetical cage matches. ~~ To advertise on the show, contact us! ~~ Tooth & Claw is brought to you by QCODE. Support the show and get access to an extensive library of exclusive episodes like this by supporting the show on Patreon or joining the Grizzly Club on Apple Podcasts. For the latest updates on the show and all things wildlife, follow us at toothandclawpod.com and social:  Instagram: @ToothandClawPodcast Twitter: @ToothandClawPod Wes: @GrizKid Jeff: @jefe_larson Mike: @mikey3ds
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Lenora Thorium

This is why big dogs are better than little dogs

Jun 23rd
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Dianne Porter

Counting Crows!!!!! 😅

May 28th
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Lenora Thorium

GOAT athlete: Simone Biles

May 18th
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Lenora Thorium

I remember the Trials of Life series! Really great nature documentary 👍

May 18th
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Lenora Thorium

Jeff for president! 🦈

Apr 27th
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Lenora Thorium

One of these guys posited that maybe AI taking over the world might not be such a bad thing. Hmmm I wonder... 🤔

Apr 19th
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Aidan Ziegenhorn

You guys should watch all of the pink panther movies and also you should watch duck soup

Apr 11th
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Nolan

the advertisement every 10 minutes is going to make me obliterate this podcast attempt from orbit

Mar 15th
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Aidan Ziegenhorn

I love this podcast!! I like your animal facts Wes and I listen to this all the time. All of you are very funny.

Mar 13th
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Elliot Cassel

no kidding, whenever I hear your intro music I think about Walkabout Mini-Golf. I started listening to this podcast and playing walkabout at the same time and Tooth and Claw is all i would listen to while practicing solo!

Feb 21st
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Weston Thiessen

love the information Wes has, I really love animal's listened to every episode multiple times over

Dec 13th
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Aakash Amanat

I was absolutely captivated by the "Agent of Betrayal: Tooth & Claw: True Stories of Animal Attacks" podcast. As a nature enthusiast and wildlife lover, I found the stories of animal attacks both thrilling and informative. The way the podcast delved into the motivations and behaviors of these animals gave me a new perspective on their actions. http://www.place123.net/place/sticker-printing-pros-los-angeles-ca-usa The storytelling was impeccable, and the way the hosts narrated the accounts of these encounters with such detail and empathy for both the victims and the animals involved was truly commendable. https://www.n49.com/biz/5642066/sticker-printing-pros-ca-los-angeles-1054-w-florence-ave/

Nov 4th
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Elliot Cassel

wtf wes just comes up with a game to make the other guys lose money then acts like a dick when they point that out. V awkward and weird

Nov 2nd
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Kate Follot

I don't think castbox is heavily used, and as a result know this comment likely isn't going to be seen by anyone. I'm going to humor myself and speak into the void for a moment anyways. Was excited when meshuggah was mentioned and it made my heart so warm to hear praise for spiritbox/Courtney so out of the blue. I nearly ascended (heh) when sleep token was mentioned. They aren't everyone's cup of tea, but TMBTE is fresh on my mind, and, with all sincerity, it has changed me as a person. An explanation and exploration of how would be entirely too lengthy. They're certainly a band worth checking out for anyone who isn't a genre purist.

Jun 24th
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Julia Chase Grey

omg tigers are my No.1 and Great Whites no. 2.

May 24th
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Lala Adams

Y'alls mom is the best 🥰

Mar 8th
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Kit Harrison

Recently stumbled on your podcast and I really enjoy it. Great detail and story telling. Wes ,you have a wonderful voice and your love of nature shows through! Mike ,I'd like to hear you a little more involved and your opinions. Jeff, we'll is just Jeff. Took me a little while to get used to your speaking voice, which I have . Thank you for your comic relief ! Thanks to all and one of my favorite podcasts!

Sep 21st
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NoahArkwright

This show is informative, interesting, and entertaining, and the hosts are pretty good about staying on topic.

Sep 5th
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Laura Bailey Burke

Love the Podcast so much. I thought I knew a lot about animals but have learned so so much from you, thanks for everything keep them coming. I volunteer full time at the Detroit zoo and do love hearing about those animals.

Mar 12th
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Happy⚛️Heretic

Excellent show! -I heard about this show when the co-host was a guest on the 'OLOGIES' podcast. The blend of animal facts w/ true stories of encounters make this a very interesting show.

Apr 28th
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