Amazing Snakes!

How would you like to play a game of True or False? Squeaks and I came up with a really fun game where you guess what’s true and what’s not about one of our favorite kinds of animals — — snakes! Snakes are super interesting, and there are lots of different kinds! Scientists think there Read more…

The Nervous System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #8

This morning was a typical morning for me. I woke up thinking about that dream that I keep having about the guy in the sloth suit, and then I got dressed because I was cold, and then I made some toast with butter ‘cause I was hungry, and then I let the dog out ‘cause Read more…

Understanding & Raising Pigs : Breeding Pigs

Alright so if you do already have pigs or you are thinking about having pigs on your farm, most likely a lot of farmers have pigs in order to have piglets and that is where they will go to market and they will get meat for that. So breeding is a little complex when it Read more…

Understanding & Raising Sheep : How to Feed Sheep

Okay so feeding a sheep. Mostly sheep are grazers and that is what makes them easy to care for. All they need is a source of grass. Rotational grazing is probably the best way to raise them which all that means is you keep them on a piece of land where they can eat. They Read more…

Why Don’t Woodpeckers Get Concussions?

Wood is tough stuff, which is why we use it to hold up houses and trees use it to hold up themselves. If you’ve ever swung an axe against a tree, you know chipping away wood takes a lot of force. Now imagine chipping away that wood with your face. That’s what it’s like to Read more…

Simple Animals: Sponges, Jellies, & Octopuses – Crash Course Biology #22

You and I both know people or dogs that we don’t consider particularly sophisticated. We sometimes refer to them as “simple” or “Real Housewives.” But when it comes to truly simple animals, we shouldn’t underestimate them. Because the animal phyla that we describe as being the least complex actually offer us a vivid way of Read more…

Complex Animals: Annelids & Arthropods – CrashCourse Biology #23

Hey there, I’m just hanging out with some distant relatives here. I’ve got to say I’ve got a lot of respect for these guys, because they are some of the most successful organisms on the earth. We think we run things on this planet, but we don’t. They do. On one acre of cultivated land, Read more…