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…

7 Animals We Used to Think Were Extinct (But Aren’t!)

[♪INTRO] Throughout our planet’s history, billions of species have gone extinct. In fact, over 99% of the species that have ever existed, don’t anymore. Some of them disappeared long ago, leaving behind the occasional fossil to study. Others went the way of the dodo and were killed off either directly or indirectly by humans. But Read more…

This algorithm decodes rat squeaks and could revolutionize animal research

– [Narrator] For 100 plus years, rodents have been a priceless proxy for humans in medical experiments. By one tally, mouse and rat studies have earned around 75 Nobel prizes in health and physiology. Scientists routinely map rodent genes, alter their brains, and measure every inch of their behavior for the sake of experiments. But Read more…

Porcupines Give You 30,000 Reasons to Back Off | Deep Look

You can now support Deep Look on Patreon. Details after the show. Razor Sharp. Designed to impale. And next to impossible to remove. The fearsome creature that wields these weapons? Aw, look at that face. A North American Porcupine may be slow, but she doesn’t have much to worry about as she plods along, looking Read more…