The evolution of animal genitalia – Menno Schilthuizen

The evolutionary tango of animal genitalia. Can you guess what you’re looking at? If you answered “duck vagina,” you’d be right. Although the bird’s outward appearance may not strike you as especially odd, it uses this strange, intricate, cork-screw shaped contraption to reproduce. We see similarly unbelievable genitalia in insects, mammals, reptiles, fish, spiders, and Read more…

Museums are Filled with Dead Animals. How Are They So Lifelike?

I love going to museums, but sometimes you get there and there’s an animal. This lion looks like it might have walked out of Africa recently. They’ve actually been in this museum for a while, like longer than I’ve been alive. Museums have been educating humans with stories of nature forever, and what better way Read more…

How Mosquitoes Use Six Needles to Suck Your Blood | Deep Look

This is the deadliest animal in the world. Mosquitoes kill hundreds of thousands of people each year… the most vulnerable people: children, pregnant women… No other bite kills more humans… or makes more of us sick. So what makes a mosquito’s bite so effective? For starters, they’re motivated. Only females bite us. They need blood Read more…

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…

STUNG by a YELLOW JACKET!

(upbeat music) – [Coyote] Hold on, oh it’s flying. Hold on let’s go back towards the nest. No wait, wait, wait, don’t move. – [Mark] Did you get it? – Yes, yes. I’m Coyote Peterson, and I’m about to enter the sting zone with the yellow jacket. Here we go. (yelling) (upbeat music) Today we Read more…

The Future of Farming

Over the next two decades, a technological wave will revolutionize the efficiency of farms all over the world. It can’t come soon enough. By the year 2050 the human population will be nearly 10 billion—which means we’ll need to have doubled the amount of food we now produce. This is an examination of the agricultural Read more…

Watch Flesh-Eating Beetles Strip Bodies to the Bone | Deep Look

Death and decomposition are the parts of our biology we try hardest to forget. But to study life, you’ve got to look death in the face. And try, if you can, to contain it… The Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley has mastered the art of preserving dead things. They call this the library Read more…

Have Ants In The Pain -in- ANTPHIBIAN – Animal Max Pencilmation Cartoon

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8 Creepy Animals That Are Actually Harmless

Claws. Scales. Horns. Teeth. Lots of animals are equipped to look, and act, downright terrifying. But a lot of the time, these appearances are deceiving. And they’re deceiving on purpose! Defense mechanisms exist, after all, to help animals evade predators when they really don’t have much else going for them. If you’re the kind of Read more…

Why Are Mosquitoes Attracted To You?!

Are you the person in the group who’s always getting bitten by mosquitoes? Because I certainly am and science has shown that this is a thing – that mosquitoes are more attracted to some people than others. And the reason for that is at least partially genetic, which is why this video is supported by Read more…