Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Peace Out Podcast

Nov 15, 2021

Meet the Peacock Mantis Shrimp, a rainbow-coloured crustacean that has strong eyesight and an even stronger punch! Yep, you read that right, the mantis shrimp's punch can be deadly...but we'll help them find their calm!

Don’t forget to write down each episode’s special code word this season! Once you have all 10 code words you can unscramble them to make up the special sentence about oceans! Enter your guess at our website ( and we’ll announce the winner at our live season finale on Zoom in January 2022. You can already register for this event on our website too.


Like Peace Out? We’d love it if you left us 5 stars and subscribe on your favourite podcast app. This helps other children and families find out about us. Thank you!


If you’d like to sponsor our podcast, check out our Patreon page.


Today’s Themes

Scientific (curriculum connections): stomatopods, oceans, biology, biodiversity

Social-emotional connections: self-regulation



Mantis Shrimp Packs a Punch | Predator in Paradise (Nat Geo WILD, YouTube video, about 3 min.)

The Most Amazing Animal Eyes | The Peacock Mantis Shrimp (Love Nature, about 3 min.)

Peacock Mantis Shrimp (

Peacock Mantis Shrimp (National Geographic Kids)

The mantis shrimp packs the most powerful punch in the animal kingdom (Guinness World Records)

Why the Mantis Shrimp is my new favorite animal (The Oatmeal, funny infographic, more appropriate for older children)


Peace Out Podcast

Producer, Writer, Host                                            Chanel Tsang

Sound Editing                                                           Noah Glenn at Perpetual Motion


Music credit:

Odyssey Kevin MacLeod (
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

Light Awash Kevin MacLeod (
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License


Full episode script is available upon request. Please e-mail