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Facts: The Saltwater Crocodile

Facts: The Saltwater Crocodile

The saltwater crocodile is the largest living reptile in the world. Males typically grow to about 17 ft (5 m) long, with females growing slightly smaller. These crocodiles were hunted extensively for their meat, skin, and eggs until the 1970s, driving their populations to near extinction. However, due to conservation measures, their numbers have greatly …

Birds “Fly” Through Water For Food | Wild Nordic

Birds “Fly” Through Water For Food | Wild Nordic

[dramatic music] NARRATOR: In Finland’s far north a miracle of flight. The fearless dipper bird flies through this rushing water and don’t [inaudible]. In and out, up and down with ease. [dramatic music continues] White-throated dippers have carved out a niche here, and they dive in to fetch food. The powerful currents they call home …

Underwater Lost City in England | Lost Cities With Albert Lin

Underwater Lost City in England | Lost Cities With Albert Lin

ALBERT LIN (VOICEOVER): Maritime archaeologist Garry Momber has been exploring these waters for 20 years. Thank you. ALBERT LIN (VOICEOVER): The English Channel is a notoriously difficult place to dive. Meticulous preparations are vital. Visibility isn’t great. So be careful. We’ll buddy up together. And I’ll take you to the bottom of the shot line, …

Rolex presents: David Doubilet

Rolex presents: David Doubilet

I love being underwater. The truth is that it’s the most tactile, wonderful experience making an underwater picture. Imagine being weightless, floating. I found a world where curiosity was as important as breathing. It’s a pursuit of something that’s always over the horizon. Everything in the underwater world is completely different. The rules change, the …