We Crashed Water Bears on the Moon

Animals
There are Water Bears on the surface of the moon!

Frogs Come Alive After Winter Thaw | National Geographic

Animals
These frogs froze for the winter, but remained alive - now they are thawing out.

What Shark Is Attacking Tourists?

Animals
After multiple attacks in the tourist hot spot, the Seychelles, researchers try to determine which type of shark is the culprit.

Why Can Soda Dissolve a Rat?

Animals
Surprise! You won a rat in your soda!

What if a Radioactive Spider Bites You?

Animals
Everyone knows that when you're bitten by a radioactive animal, you get superpowers... right? Kyle weaves a web of facts and math to ensnare the truth in this week's Because Science!

Largest Known Marine Stingray Study

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How Many Spiders Do You Swallow in Your Sleep?

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Do you swallow spiders in your sleep?

These Plants Eat Salamanders | National Geographic

Animals
Pitcher plants like these are known to feast on insects like flies. However, at a bog in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario Canada, scientists have found many pitcher plants with a more ambitious diet.

Fireflies Put on a Spectacular Mating Dance | Short Film Showcase

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Every year, hundreds of thousands of fireflies begin their mating dance in the pine forests of Mexico. Filmmaker Blake Congdon captured this incredible phenomenon as never before seen.

Is Meat Bad for You? Is Meat Unhealthy?

Animals
Over the last few years eating meat has increasingly been associated with health risks, like heart disease, cancer and an early death. How unhealthy is meat really?

The Largest Insect Swarm | Because Science Live!

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The Largest Insect Swarm ever!

Melting the Iron Throne

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How to Melt the Iron Throne | Because Science Live!

The lovable (and lethal) sea lion - Claire Simeone

Animals
Plunge into the ocean’s depths to take a closer look at the sea lion’s hunting skills, and to learn more about how climate change is affecting its habitat.

Lions Hunt Zebra | Savage Kingdom

Animals
Lions hunt and kill a zebra, the pride eat together.

Hummingbird in a Rain Storm | Hostile Planet

Animals
In the cloud forest a booted racket-tail braves a rain storm to find enough food to survive.

Amphibians Face Mass Extinction as Fungus Spreads Across the World

Animals
Results from a recent global survey of amphibians shows that chytrid fungus has threatened twice as many species than previously thought.

What If You Only Drank Milk?

Animals
Milk is good for you.....right?

You Are A Fish

Animals
With our current understanding of evolutionary history and our strategy of cladistic naming, if we wanted to have both goldfish and sharks under a single group called "fish", then mammals must also be called fish.

A brief history of dogs - David Ian Howe

Animals
Trace the history of how wolves, one of humanity’s oldest rivals, evolved into the domesticated dogs we call “man’s best friend.”

This Endangered Monkey is One of the World’s Most Colorful Primates

Animals
Native to Southeast Asia, the endangered red-shanked douc langur is known for its striking appearance.

Tigers 101 | National Geographic

Animals
Tigers are icons of beauty, power, and the importance of conservation. Learn five surprising facts about these striped felines, including how large the cats can be, an adaptation some developed for swimming, and how much wild tiger populations have declined.