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How Much Plastic is in the Ocean?

[MUSIC] In January 1992, a cargo ship sailing from Hong Kong to Washington hit a storm, and twelve containers tumbled overboard, releasing a fleet of blue turtles, green frogs, red beavers, and yellow ducks. 28,800 animals, destined for bathtubs, now a lonely plastic navy, drifting in the Pacific Ocean. Then they started to float ashore. …

Why Are Marine Mammals So Big?

Why Are Marine Mammals So Big?

[♪INTRO] The blue whale is the largest animal that’s ever existed, heavier than even the biggest of dinosaurs. But scientists have debated why whales are so huge for a long time. The prevailing idea is that if you live in water, buoyancy allows you to get bigger than if you lived on land. But it …

The Most Terrifying Creatures Of The Deep Sea

The Most Terrifying Creatures Of The Deep Sea

Narrator: A lot of people aren’t comfortable swimming in open water. I mean, you never know what lives in the water beneath your feet. The ocean holds many bizarre deep sea monsters. As you dive 140 meters underwater, you might see a megamouth shark. Sure, they look scary, but those 50 rows of teeth are …

What Are Coral Reefs And What’s Their Purpose?

Coral reefs are like the rainforests of the sea, and like those here on land, they’re being destroyed. But why should you care? Howdy friends under the sea, Trace here for DNews. When you picture coral you probably see it like THIS[a] right? But coral aren’t just colorful rocks. Tiny living things live in there. …

IT’S HUGE! Giant Black Slug!

– Yeah, oh you got one. Come on, come on, come on. – Right over here guys. It’s huge. – Oh my gosh. Look at the size of that thing. Wow. Can I pick it up? – [Aron] You can. – Whoa, look at that. All right, here we go. Oh my gosh is it …

The New Way Microplastics Are Devastating Marine Life

Did you know that the soap you use to wash your face may actually alter the density of krill poop? It’s actually a big deal. Hi guys, Lissette here for Dnews. You may already be familiar with how plastic in the ocean is killing wildlife, but it’s more than just plastic soda rings strangling seabirds …

Giant Pacific Octopus 🐙 | Amazing Animals

NARRATOR: AND NOW IT’S TIME FOR SOME MORE… “AMAZING ANIMALS”! NUMBER 8, THE AMAZING GIANT PACIFIC OCTOPUS. THE LARGEST SPECIES OF OCTOPUS ON THE PLANET. YES AND HE’S A WHOPPER! OCTOPUS: WHAT, HOW DARE YOU? I’M A LADY! NARRATOR: OH, SORRY. THEY’RE FOUND IN THESE PARTS OF THE PACIFIC OCEAN, OR WHEREVER THE MOST FOOD …