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Bluegill and Weeds

Bluegill and Weeds

To some, scenes like this can be summed up in one word: weeds. Aquatic plants are more than just a nuisance to boaters and swimmers though; they provide important habitat for a variety of insects, snails, other invertebrates, and — of course — fish. Plant growth provides cover for many species, concealing predators lying in …

Scientist Gains Vision Underwater

Scientist Gains Vision Underwater

(birds cawing) – When I was a child I was severely myopic from who knows what age. I didn’t know that you could see leaves on a tree from the ground. But something happened before I got glasses and that was that I was let loose with a mask and snorkel. (water bubbling) For the …

Gorilla | Amazing Animals

Gorilla | Amazing Animals

NARRATOR: AND NOW IT’S TIME FOR SOME MORE.“AMAZING ANIMALS!”NUMBER 2,255.THE AMAZING GORILLA!THESE WESTERN LOWLAND GORILLAS ARE FOUND INWESTERN AFRICA.IN THE, UH, LOWLANDS.THEY ARE MOSTLY VEGETARIANS AND LIKE TO EAT ROOTS, SHOOTS,FRUIT, BARK AND WILD CELERY!GORILLA: YEAH, MAKE SURE YOU WASH IT FIRST!NARRATOR: GORILLAS CAN CLIMB TREES…SOMETIMES…GORILLAS: WATCH OUT BELOW!NARRATOR: BUT PREFER TO SPEND MOST OF …

Cottonmouth vs Water Snake!

Cottonmouth vs Water Snake!

– I’m Coyote Peterson. Right now we’re hiking in the southern swamps of Texas, which is home to two different water snake species. One is venomous, and one is not. If your life depended on it, would you be able to tell the difference? (dramatic music) Stick around, ’cause we’re about to show ya. (dramatic …

Ecological Relationships

Captions are on! Click CC at bottom right to turn off. Hear updates by following us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) or Facebook! I really did not like sandboxes as a kid. It’s not that I have a problem with sand or sand on the beach for sand castles. Just sand boxes. See, as a little kid, …