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Mouth-Peeing and 5 Other Extreme Turtle Traits

Mouth-Peeing and 5 Other Extreme Turtle Traits

Thanks to KiwiCo for supporting this episode of SciShow! [♪ INTRO ] Everyone knows that the reptiles in the order Testudines, the lineage collectively known as turtles, are totally tubular. Those that don’t put on colorful masks and fight crime play important roles in the ecosystems they call home. But although they all share a …

Could You Engineer Yourself To Live Underwater?

Could You Engineer Yourself To Live Underwater?

Hey there and welcome to Life Noggin. Why can’t humans live underwater? With everyone focusing on colonizing other worlds, maybe we could colonize other parts of the one we already have! Could we engineer ourselves to live in the ocean? Let’s find out… and hopefully avoid anything hiding deep in the ocean. So why can’t …

Amphibians | Educational Video for Kids

Amphibians | Educational Video for Kids

Hello everybody! Today we’re going to look at a truly amazing group of vertebrates… When they’re born they usually live in water… but when they grow up and become adults they spend most of their time on land. We present – the Amphibians! All amphibians have some common characteristics that you should know about so …

Amazing Facts About Whales!

Amazing Facts About Whales!

[MUSIC] Are dolphins your porpoise for living? Think orcas are killer? Maybe you start blubbering when you think of belugas? That’s no fluke. Whales are one of the coolest groups of animals on Earth, with so many specialized features that they might as well be from space. If you’re looking for some of the most …

9 Extreme Bug Mating Rituals

9 Extreme Bug Mating Rituals

Romance, dance dates, fancy gifts, and chastity belts… Murderous femme fatales, jealous dudes, extortion, and mind-control… Game of Thrones may be back on the air, but there’s another world filled with even more violence, treachery, and plot-twists than your average Lannister party… The sex lives of insects and spiders. It’s kind of a free-for-all. [INTRO] …

Freshwater mussels wearing backpacks?

Freshwater mussels wearing backpacks?

We want to fit a mussel with a little backpack and set them free so that they can roam in their environment, they can reproduce. But to do that, we have to do a number of things. First, we need to make the electronics small enough so it can do that, that’s quite a challenge, …

Seahorse | Amazing Animals

and now it’s time for some more amazing animals number three the amazing seahorse of all the Earth’s creatures the seahorse has to be one of the most magical and beautiful let’s not get too excited seahorses are actually quite slow well excuse me I studied it riding Dale high no I mean they only …