What's Slower Than Slow? (encore) : Wow in the World Sloths, snails and salamanders, when it comes to slow animals there's a bunch of different animals to choose from. But there's one animal that stands out above all the rest when it comes to being very ... very ... slow. But what animal is it? Mindy and Guy make their way down to the Snoozefest Arena for the annual 100m Not-A-Dash to find out! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of epic slow pokes! (originally aired 4/27/20)
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What's Slower Than Slow? (encore)

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Sloths, snails and salamanders, when it comes to slow animals there's a bunch of different animals to choose from. But there's one animal that stands out above all the rest when it comes to being very ... very ... slow. But what animal is it? It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of epic slow pokes!
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Sloths, snails and salamanders, when it comes to slow animals there's a bunch of different animals to choose from. But there's one animal that stands out above all the rest when it comes to being very ... very ... slow. But what animal is it? Mindy and Guy make their way down to the Snoozefest Arena for the annual 100m Not-A-Dash to find out! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of epic slow pokes! (originally aired 4/27/20)

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