Category Archive: SciTV: Animals & Plants

Aug 15 2015

Fundas bilmade: The biggest Great White Shark ever Filmed

This may be the world’s largest white shark ever filmed. It is probably the female named Deep Blue. Thought to be at least 50 years old. This clip was filmed outside Guadalupe in Mexico , where she had been seen previously.   https://youtu.be/kHI5NMyBnRU  

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Aug 10 2015

Emory University: Research shows some plants can remember & survive drought

New research by Emory University biology professor Roger Deal, in conjunction with partners at other universities, shows that drought can change the genes of plants and allow them to remember and survive.  

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Jul 21 2015

BBC News: Rhino-cam: An insight from a rhino’s point of view

Rhino-cam to stop poachers. Cameras are embedded inside the horn of the rhino, in what researchers say is a painless procedure. A British team has developed a system to help protect wild rhinos, which could be extinct within the next ten years, because they are hunted by poachers for their lucrative horns. By using a …

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Jul 20 2015

BBC: Nara Deer visit the temple – Japan: Earth’s Enchanted Islands

Now we know how the tiny crustaceans that shimmer with many vibrant colours pull off their vanishing trick.  

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Jul 10 2015

GoPro: Hammerhead Fin Cam in 4K

Andy Casagrande captures some incredible 4K footage and gives us a unique point-of-view from a great hammerhead shark’s dorsal fin as it swims along the ocean floor.  

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Jul 10 2015

Two Great White Sharks Competes for Attention

In this clip we get to see a great white shark impressing us with a good biting performance, but then his pal wants to steal the attention. AMAZING SHARKS! MASSIVE GREAT WHITE on the bait with an AMAZING BREACH CLOSE TO THE BOAT. Mossel Bay (South Africa) July 6 2015 By RemoSabatini  

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Jun 26 2015

Explore Bears: Brooks Falls – Katmai National Park, Alaska powered by EXPLORE.org

Bearcam is back! You are watching exclusive LIVE footage from Alaska’s Brooks River in Katmai National Park. Every year over a hundred Brown Bears descend on a mile long stretch of Brooks River to feast on the largest Sockeye Salmon run in the world. Download the profiles to the right to learn who is at …

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Jun 25 2015

SciShow: Why Tomatoes Are Fruits, and Strawberries Aren’t Berries

Have you ever wondered what defines a fruit or a vegetable? Scishow got the answer. Did you know that bananas are berries, but strawberries aren’t? A lot of thought goes into classifying fruits and vegetables, and it all has to do with anatomy.  

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Jun 21 2015

Daniel Stoupin: The hidden life in pond water

Daniel Stoupin filmed this amazing short about the hidden, microscopic, life in a pond. Stoupin writes; We don’t need to dive into the deep ocean to find the most unusual lifeforms. This short clip is a journey into a bizarre world of microscopic inhabitants of pond water. You will see water fleas, bryozoans, water mites, …

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Jun 21 2015

SciFri: Isn’t this Adorabilis?

SciFi made this short little film about a tiny octopus with big yes. In it, we get to follow Stephanie Bush of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, who aims to classify and name this presently undescribed deep-sea cephalopod using preserved specimens and a clutch of eggs hatch housed at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.  

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Jun 20 2015

American Museum of Natural History: Shelf Life | Voyage of the Giant Squid

In this American Museum of Natural History episode of their series “Shelf Life”, we get to see how they transported a giant squid from New Zealand to New York. Curator Neil Landman tells the tale of a sizable specimen’s journey to the collections at the American Museum of Natural History, and Curator Mark Siddall explains …

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Jun 15 2015

Brent Hoff: Born Like Stars

A video of a squid laying her eggs, looking stunningly celestial in the darkness in the dark ocean depths. Filmed in the depths of the Monterey Bay, of the Gonatus Squid. Created by Brent Hoff and Encyclopedia Pictura.  

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Jun 14 2015

California Academy of Sciences: Science Today: Chameleon Color Change

How do chameleons change colors? The California Academy of Sciences is a renowned scientific and educational institution dedicated to exploring and explaining the natural world and addressing the challenge of sustainability. Based in San Francisco, it is the only place on the planet with an aquarium, planetarium, natural history museum, and four-story rainforest—all under one …

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Jun 14 2015

GoPro: Chimp Smashes Drone

A chimpanzee at the Royal Burgers’ Zoo in the Netherlands uses a large stick to swat a pesky drone out of the sky.  

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Jun 13 2015

GoPro: 1 Million Fish

William Mitchell takes an enchanting dive into an infinite sea of Silversides in Grand Cayman.  

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Jun 13 2015

Smithsonian Channel: Unbelievable Footage of Exploding Plants

Violets, touch me nots, and squirting cucumbers all have one thing in common: They disperse their seeds by exploding. Here’s some incredible footage of each one in action.  

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Jun 13 2015

MinuteEarth: Are We Really 99% Chimp?

Created by Henry Reich. With the MinuteEarth team: Alex Reich, Peter Reich, Emily Elert, Ever Salazar, Kate Yoshida, and Henry Reich. Music by Nathaniel Schroeder.  

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Jun 12 2015

Smithsonian: Do Plants Respond to Music?

One organic wine grower is convinced that a daily dose of classical music helps his grapes grow. Two German students decide to test the hypothesis, only to discover a possibly revolutionary result.  

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Jun 12 2015

Deep Look: Where Are the Ants Carrying All Those Leaves?

Ants don’t eat leaves. They use them to grow white tufts of nutritious fungus to feed their offspring. Their success as farmers has made leafcutter ants into fungus tycoons, complete with their own underground cities and huge half-inch soldiers to patrol them. DEEP LOOK: a new ultra-HD (4K) short video series created by KQED San …

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Jun 11 2015

Nipam H. Patel: From Eggs to Tadpoles

This time lapse filmed by shows Nipam H. Patel frog eggs transforming into tadpoles in 30 seconds.  

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