The Most Extreme Births In The Animal Kingdom

– Narrator: Imagine giving birth to a 24 pound baby. That’s three times the size of an average human newborn. Ouch. But for kiwi birds, giant chicks are the norm. Females lay a single egg up to 20% of their body weight, yet when you check out other extreme births in the animal kingdom, the Read more…

The Most Impressive Dads In The Animal Kingdom

Imagine you’re about to be a proud new father, but first, you have to give birth to 2,000 babies. Sounds painful, right? Well, if you’re a male seahorse, that is part of the job. Turns out, there’s a lot of animal dads out there who do all of the hard work. The hardhead catfish takes Read more…

The Biggest Babies In The Animal Kingdom

Imagine giving birth to a 1,360-kilogram baby. That’s practically the weight of a small car, but it’s the typical size of a newborn blue whale, the biggest baby in the animal kingdom. When they nurse, calves put on 90 kilograms every single day thanks to their mom’s extremely rich milk, which contains over 10 times Read more…

The Most Extreme Romances In The Animal Kingdom

The average couple has sex for anywhere from 30 seconds to about 45 minutes. Now, 45 minutes sounds long until you consider the brown antechinus. For two weeks every mating season, a male will mate as much as physically possible. Sometimes having sex for up to 14 hours at a time, flitting from one female Read more…

Jeff Bezos Talks Amazon, Blue Origin, Family, And Wealth

– Jeff, welcome to Berlin. – Thanks, it’s great to be here. – I have to tell you when we were sitting in the first row just a couple of minutes ago when the heartbeat was there Jeff looked at me and I was breathing in and out and he looked at me and asked, Read more…

How Whales Became The Largest Animals Ever

Whales are the biggest animals of all time. Heavier than elephants, wooly mammoths, and even dinosaurs. But they weren’t always the titans of the sea. Let’s rewind the clock around 50 million years. No, you won’t find any whales here. You have to go ashore. Meet Pakicetus, the very first whale. Life on earth spent Read more…