What Makes Blowfish Toxic? | Microbe Minute

ED YONG: These tropical fish have a signature defense. But inside some blowfish is even more protection– a potent toxin made by microbes. [MUSIC PLAYING] The inflated size of blowfish can thwart predators. [MUSIC PLAYING] Those with spines have even more security. [MUSIC PLAYING] And there’s a third defense that some of these fish share. […]

Kitten Dangles From Fishing Net On Mother’s Neck | Animal in Crisis EP31

Assistant Director : There there there!! PD : Is she there? There.. Is a skinny cat sitting crouched Seems like her body is twined around with something.. A little kitten is with her Upon approaching, she walks away PD : Oh no…! The kitten is helplessly dragged down by the mother cat The kitten is […]

Nature’s Cutest Symbiosis: The Bobtail Squid | I Contain Multitudes

[MUSIC PLAYING] Hello. Yes, it’s me, right here. Being able to turn invisible, or at the very least being incredibly well-camouflaged, is incredibly useful, especially if I was a spy. I’m not a spy. For me, it would be really fun to be able to disappear from view on a whim. But for this creature, […]

Baby Dugong Crying | Animal Rescue | Love Nature

At the airport a very unusual passenger arrives on a late night flight. The badly hurt baby Dugong is just days old. It was found separated from his mum off the coast of North Queensland. This little guy is facing an uphill battle. He’s stressed and he needs around the clock feeding and attention. It’s […]