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Betty White Day

Betty White’s hometown Oak Park, IL is proclaiming January 17 as Betty White Day. The amazing comedian Betty White would have turned 100 years old on January 17, 2022. Passing away only a few weeks before her centennial birthday sparked the #BettyWhiteChallenge urging people to donate to local animal shelters. Betty loved a good birthday […]

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Animal Rights Activists

Katie wraps up activist month talking about 4 amazing animal activist gals. Learn about Caroline Earle White who started animal shelters, Margaret Murie who was the grandmother of the conservation movement, Harriet Hemenway who co-founded the Audubon Society, and Genesis Butler the young lady who is on the scene right now daring us (AND THE […]

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Dorothea Lange

Jen shows us how powerful photos can be to empathize. Remember the Migrant Mother photo? Jen talks about the photographer, behind that photo, Dorothea Lange. This is just after Katie talks about her inappropriate scrapbook…because we can’t be serious all the time.  Show Notes & Extras This month’s Gal-Pals are: Dr. Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, […]

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Gals of the Bathysphere

Katie learns that some seashells are for taking. Bonnie is missing her rocks. Leah was so poor she stole a napkin. And Amy steals from the Pope. After confessing their crimes, the Gal Pals learn about the gals who went deep diving in a lead ball the size of a yoga ball to research the […]

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Isabella Bird

Climb the mountain! Pet the peacock! This is the advice from the drunk gal-pals, that might not be the best to follow. However, Katie tells about an English explorer who traveled all around the world. One adventure the locals trapped her in a house and set it on fire! Learn about the lady who was […]

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Patricia Cowings

The gals wrap up Black History – Women in STEM month by talking about NASA’s aerospace psychophysiologist, Patricia Cowings. She helped astronauts not puke in their space helmets and was the first women trained for space flight! The gals also talk about their third favorite dinosaur – ’cause science!  Show Notes This month our Gal […]

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Corina Newsome

Amy tells us all about @Hood_Naturalist, Corina Newsome. Corina is not only a biologist who studies sparrows in Georgia but she is one of the founders of #BlackBirdersWeek. Amy also name drops many Black superstar scientists with socials who are making science much more inclusive and downright joyful!  Show Notes This month our Gal Pals […]

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Queen Elizabeth and Her Corgis

Jerk pandas, talking spiders, and royal corgis. The conclusion of animal month is fit for a queen. YouTube Version This week’s episode on YouTube has live Zoom video! SHOW NOTES & EXTRAS We’re recording on Zoom so that means video!!!! The gal-pals this month are Dr. Leah Leah, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris and Rebecca Berfanger […]

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Josephine Baker and her pet cheetah

This week the gal-pals talk about the mythic creature Josephine Baker. Josephine was a burlesque performer, a French spy, and a civil rights advocate who stood up to the KKK. She also walked her pet cheetah down the streets of Paris, had a goat in her dressing room and a pig living in her night […]

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Mollie Beattie

Rebecca talks about the first-ever female head of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Mollie Beattie. This gal released grey wolves back into Yellowstone and had the best day ever when she returned a bald eagle the environment. The gal-pals also talk about what 2 animals they would breed together. Snats anyone? YouTube Version Show […]