Animal Behavior – CrashCourse Biology #25

Behavior is action in response to a stimulus. My cat Cameo is now responding to both an external stimulus the sound of a bag of treats, and an internal stimulus her hunger, or at least her insatiable desire for treats. Sometimes animal behavior can seem really far out, but if you look closely enough, you Read more…

Feeding Frenzy

This is one of the seasons largest bait balls and it has attracted a lot of attention. With so many animals feeding at the same trough it’s hard to imagine another predator fitting in. But there is one missing, and it’s the largest. There is a massive new player that changes the dynamic of the Read more…

Animals ADOPTING Other Animal Species!

From gorillas adopting kittens to hippos taking care of turtles, here are 11 animals who adopted other animals! 11. Gorilla and Kittens You might be familiar with Koko the Gorilla because of her famous friendship with actor and comedian Robin Williams. She’s well known for her role in language research and is the subject of Read more…

Is the gray wolf actually endangered?

North American forests looked very different 300 years ago. And it’s not just the rise of infrastructure – it’s the purposeful decline of many natural predators. Before European colonists came to America, the gray wolf population looked something like this: looked something like this. But by the 1930s, that vast, thriving population looked more like Read more…

8 Animals That Only Live in One Place

Some animal species are found in almost every corner of the world. We humans are generalists, for example, using our big brains to find ways to live in lots of different environments. But other animals are isolated from their relatives on islands and mountain tops, or tucked away deep in caves. And when a species Read more…

10 Awesome Yet Hidden Facts You Didn’t Know About Animals

Our world is full of different species of animals. There are many things we already know about most animals. Yet there are some awesome facts that we really need to know. Are you ready to dive in and learn something new about the fauna around you? So, here’s presenting before you, 10 amazing facts that Read more…

How to Cut a Trail in Amazonia

– This is the trail into camp. This is el comedor, the dining area. This is Nigel’s tent. This is the biologist work station. This is the helipad. This is where we wash our clothes. This is our bathing area. There’s an electric eel in there. – Iquitos, Iquitos, campamento Iquitos. ?? – The camp Read more…

How Your DNA Proves Evolution Is Real

Hey smart people. Joe here. Charles Darwin spent 5 years circling the world, to discover what became The Origin Of Species. Alfred Russel Wallace spent /8/ years traveling through South Asia to witness the story of evolution. But you can discover the same thing today, without going anywhere. Because the story of evolution is right Read more…

Bill Nye Destroys Noah’s Ark

Bill Nye: “Mr. Ham and his followers have this remarkable view of a worldwide flood that somehow influenced everything we observed in nature. A 500 foot wooden boat, eight zookeepers for 14,000 individual animals. Every land plant in the world underwater for a full year. I ask us all is that really reasonable? You’ll hear Read more…

Two Bats and a Spider

– We’re looking for bats! Mario, our mammalogist, has set up a couple of mist nets that kinda traverse the trail that we have here, so there are some running this way and some running cross-ways. So bats will fly around kinda familiar paths at night, and oftentimes they’ll turn off their sonar if it’s, Read more…