Join The Wild Times crew this week as they they’re joined by the Queen of Creepy Crawlies, Ms. Mallory! Mallory is a straight-up badass – she helps children get immersed in the world of bugs, insects and slimy, gross creatures, turning fear into fascination. Across her podcast, 8 Minutes of Ew, Youtube series, Weird Nature, and F2F program, Mallory has plenty of wildlife knowledge and gnarly stories to share with the WT gang.

Watch on YouTube for some of the most horrific yet fascinating videos and images. For our brosteners just listening to the pod, don’t stress, this episode is full of killer content. Enjoy, brosteners!

TWT #94 – The Breakdown

00:00 – INTRO: Robot Kyle counts us down

1:35 – Meet the queen of creepy crawlies, Ms. Mallory!

3:10 – Mallory’s story: fear to fascination

5:08 – How Forrest met Mallory

6:11 – Guess the skull with Ms. Mallory and Forrest Galante (super cool, go watch on Youtube!)

07:50 – Check out Mallory’s hagfish in a jar

8:00 – Ms. Mallory goes to Narcisse Snake Dens

10:00 – The Ms. Mallory and F2F angle for wildlife conservation

12:48 – Eating bugs is cool. Even Rhodes Galante is doing it!

15:30 – Mallory ruins blue cheese for everyone #science

16:37 – All about Ms. Mallory’s pod, 8 Minutes Of Ew

17:58 – Brosteners listening on a “listening device” (Forrest Galante 2022), time to come to Youtube for some tantalising wildlife video content!

19:04 – Superpowers of the velvet worm

20:14 – Why salamanders are SO dang cool

24:45 – African clawed frogs make good pregnancy tests AND deathly chytrid fungus diseases

26:25 – Ms. Mallory’s experience with botfly nesting in her HEAD (*brosteners, do yourself a favour and go to the Youtube for some horrific botfly extraction footage*)

29:21 – Mallory’s first expedition into the Belize jungle

31:20 – Forrest Galante’s survival tips: how to NOT get botflies

37:40 – Maggot debridement therapy a.k.a “Nature’s Neosporin” (Retep 2022) (*more gnarly content on the Youtube*)

40:10 – Fascinating leech facts: medical leeches used for surgery recovery?! 

41:44 – Forrest’s horrific leech story: Extinct or Alive behind the scenes

44:20 – Ms. Mallory’s creepy crawly tips: how to properly remove leeches 

46:33 – How Mallory gets underprivileged children immersed in wildlife

49:10 – Where to find more of Ms. Mallory and what’s next?!

51:00 – Forrest casually ruins how we perceive toothpaste #hagfishfacts

51:40 – BATTLE ROYAAAAAAALE, Creepy Crawly Edition

Rules: Choose 3 elements of weird animals to create the most disgusting, off putting creepy crawly. 

*No 2 picks from 1 category (spiders etc)

*Snake draft

52:55 – Forrest’s first pick: creepy, undulating legs of a millipede

53:42 – Retep’s first pick: head and beady eyes of a sewer rat

54:5 – Mallory’s first pick: nightmarish head of a lamprey. Second pick: tongue of a parasitic wrasse

55:55 – Retep’s second pick: tentacles of a giant squid AND a bonus Retep fact about giant squids

56:60 – Forrest’s second pick: body of a slime eel / hagfish. Last pick: face of a blobfish (Retep’s spirit animal – repping the merch)

59:00 – Retep’s last pick: stinky body (glands specifically) of a skunk

59:58 – Mallory’s last pick: creepy hairy body of a tarantula

1:01:26 – BR Recap (Dave Sunshine, get ready to create some gross as mockups)

1:02:25 – OUTTRO & where to find Ms. Mallory

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Forrest Galante and the Wild Times broducer, Papa P, are joined by Coyote Peterson for a real wildlife geek-out. Whilst Coyote is sometimes known as the King of Stings, he brings so much more wildlife experience to the show and has a wealth of knowledge on the industry. The Wild Times crew talk to Coyote about how he got into the wildlife field, some of his favourite experiences with his Youtube show Brave Wilderness and TV show Brave The Wild. Including BUT not limited to some crazy stings and bites, some of Forrest’s best memories in Extinct or Alive, the low-down on working with wildlife, this episode is not one you want to miss.

We love you, brosteners!

TWT #93 – The Breakdown


01:47 – Coyote Peterson as “the guy who gets bitten and stung” and Forrest Galante as “the extinct animal guy”

03:20 – How Coyote Peterson got into his career in wildlife 

5:40 – Joe Rogan gives Forrest career advice

6:45 – Brave Wilderness and Brave The Wild

9:36 – “If Steve Irwin had the crocodile, Coyote Peterson had the common snapping turtle”

11:08 – How and how NOT to hold the common snapping turtle

17:17 – “Coyote Peterson is a F***ING genius”, quote Forrest Galante

18:15 – Coyote on Youtube vs TV

20:30 – Coyote Peterson gets stung by the Cicada Killer

23:28 – The King of Stings might be coming out of retirement…

23:50 – Execution Wasp and Giant Hornet vs Bullet Ant

25:23 – Coyote Peterson’s brutal Execution Wasp experience

27:15 – Coyote’s experience with Pantanal Jaguars on Brave The Wild

29:07 – Forrest Galante’s favourite moments during Extinct or Alive 

30:15 – The Broducer’s best memory from Extinct or Alive: Forrest sniffing green powder

31:10 – Forrest geeking out again, Australian Wobbegongs edition

34:25 – STORY TIME: 19 year old Forrest Galante gets tagged by a lemon shark

37:56 – Pat’s pre-BR game: Forrest Galante vs Coyote Peterson

39:26 – Forrest pitches his top bucket list expedition

41:10 – Coyote pitches his dream expedition

43:15 – Forrest is scared to visit remote Papua New Guinea (but would do it without question)

44:56 – What’s next for Coyote Peterson?

48:57 – How to start a career with wildlife

52:28 – Papa P goes to Yellowstone

54:38 – Forrest is ‘dollar store Coyote Peterson”

1:01:13 – BATTLE ROYALE!!

Classic BR: Create your own animal choosing elements of 3 animals – head, body, and legs – for an all-out battle in an arena. Caveat: your choices must be ONLY animals you have personally worked with. Snake draft, go!

1:03:06 – Pat’s first choice: HEAD of a 1200 pound Alaskan Brown Bear

1:04:46 – Forrest’s first choice: HEAD of a Taipan Snake

1:05:49 – Coyote’s first choice: HEAD of a Common Snapping Turtle

1:06:20 – Shoutout to Dave Sunshine, don’t let the boys down

1:06:38 – Coyote’s second choice: LEGS of a Wolverine

1:07:12 – Forrest’s second choice: LEGS of a Mountain Goat

1:07:55 – Pat’s second choice: BODY of a Fin Whale

1:08:40 – Pat’s last choice: LEGS of a Scolopendra (Red Centipede)

1:09:50 – Forrest’s last choice: BODY of a Fishing Cat

1:10:42 – Coyote’s last choice: BODY of an Alligator Gar

1:11:55 – Battle Royale RECAP

1:12:35 – Forrest’s lack of outtro & where to find more Coyote Peterson

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Joining Extinct or Alive host Forrest Galante and The Wild Times gang this week are the fellow wildlife nutheads from the TV and Snapchat series, Kings of Pain. Giving Forrest’s amygdala a run for its money, Adam and Rob reveal their worst bites and stings from some of the gnarliest animals with the wildest super powers (featuring the aftermath of a reticulated python bite). These guys are CRAZY! 

This episode is one you don’t want to miss. We love you, brosteners!

TWT #92 – The Breakdown


02:02 – Who the HELL came up with Kings of Pain?!

03:15 – The Pain Index explained #science

04:02 – Another gnarly Forrest Galante spearfishing story

9:23 – Proof Forrest has an amygdala

9:37 – 16 foot reticulated python bite

23:15 – Faulty warrior wasps

25:03 – Hippo attack on the Nile

37:48 – Rove beetle superpowers

40:20 – Velvet ant pain review

42:20 – Adam slams Rob

42:32 – Wild facts about the slow loris (venomous primate?!)

52:43 – Retep gets deep

53: 46 – Extinct or Alive behind the scenes: Scolopendra (red centipede) sting remedy

54:47 – Giant Asian centipede sting pain review

56:34 – Longest lasting pain (hint: tarantula)

1:02:50 – Forrest’s amygdala strikes again

1:02:26 – Talkin’ pee-pee problems feat. candiru

1:04:52 – Kings of Pain bucket list

1:08:20 – Forrest lets a Nile croc bite his buddy’s nipple (typical) 

1:10:26 – Pat goes full producer: pre-BR game

1:19:19 – BATTLE ROYAAAAAAALE, Kings of Pain Edition

Rules: Choose 3 animals to bite/sting your enemy that will inflict the MOST pain WITHOUT killing the victim. You must also choose WHERE your enemy takes the bite/sting/etc.

*No 2 picks from 1 category of animal (mammals, bugs, etc)

*NOT a snake draft because Retep would never keep up with all these people

1:21:23 – Forrest’s picks

1. Stone Scorpion Fish spice to the arch of your foot
2. Scolopendra giant centipede bite to the face
3. Rat bite(s) on the butt

1:23:22 – Adam’s picks

1. Male platypus sting to the fingers

2. Wandering spider bite (crazy superpower)

3. Candiru up the pee-pee

1:24:38 – Retep’s picks

1. Gila monster bite to the nipple

2. Stingray barb to the TAINT specifically

3. Box jellyfish sting to the face

1:28:00 – Rob’s picks

1. Anaconda bite to the head

2. Black piranha bite to the ‘worm’

3. 6 foot electric eel bite to the taint

1:29:30 – Papa P’s picks

1. Human adult bite to the nuts

2. Bombardier beetle acid to the uvula

3. Hyena bite to the top of the foot

1:32:40 – OUTTRO & where to find the KINGS OF PAINNNNNN

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Fellow adventurer, and story teller Steve Bramucci joins Forrest Galante and the gang to talk about embarking on incredible adventures while traveling the world. Enjoy, brosteners and sisteners! Love you!

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