Shark Coloration | SHARK ACADEMY

Do sharks have camouflage? Do they need camouflage? I’m Jonathan Bird and this is Shark Academy! Most people, when they imagine a shark, think of something like this: a reef shark, with the classic sharky look. Almost all sharks of this type are grayish with a darker top and lighter underside. This is called countershading. […]

What If There Were No Sharks?

[SCARY MUSIC] Why are sharks so scary?! Bloodthirsty beasts just waiting out there in the waves to feast on human flesh. If only we could get rid of these guys our vacations would be so much safer, nothing to worry about while we’re surfing and frolicking out there in the ocean. Except that’s not the […]

Night of the Hunting Sharks! | JONATHAN BIRD’S BLUE WORLD

Coming up next on Jonathan Bird’s Blue World, Jonathan films an amazing night hunting behavior! Hi I’m Jonathan Bird and welcome to my world! The White tip reef shark. It’s one of the most common small sharks on reefs all around the Indo-Pacific. Considered largely harmless, this shark is usually seen by divers lounging on […]

Eel Slap to the Face

Today, we slap each other in the face with sea creatures. Let’s talk about that. ♪ (theme music) ♪ Good Mythical Morning! Much like a real highway, the information superhighway known as the internet works in two directions. Your questions go southbound, then our advice goes northbound. Whoa, look at that Link! Here it comes. […]

Shark Hearing | SHARK ACADEMY

How do sharks hear? And what frequencies are most important? I’m Jonathan Bird and this is shark academy! You’d never know it by looking at them but sharks have ears. Not that kind of ear! Shark ears are internal—only a tiny little hole is visible externally, and if you didn’t know it was there, you […]

An Electric Eel and a Caiman

:introduction jingle: :sloshing water and bird sounds as gentle orchestra music plays in the background: So, we’re out here with Maria and Isabel. And, they’re Icthyologists, and we’re going to go fishing. They have this net. Where they sweep the net through the deeper parts of the water. And, try to get the fish to […]

Do Fish Ever Get Thirsty? | Dolan Life Mysteries ft. Cr1TiKaL

• From whether flying fish really fly to how every animal is different, we answer 10 of your most burning questions about animals • Hello there, my name is Shima, I’ll be reading out the questions and answers • What’s up everybody it’s critikal, I’m here to imbue my ancient wisdom all over you like […]