The Tiny Fish That’s Changing Modern Medicine

When you look at a zebrafish, you probably just see a cute, tiny fish that’s smaller than your pinky finger. But this little fish is so much more than that. You’re looking at an amazing scientific tool that has led to some major discoveries. Zebrafish have been used since the 1970s to study the development […]

Ask the Aquarium — “Why do small fish matter?”

I’m standing in front of River Giants, and these have our big fish. That’s what everyone seems to be attracted to and notice, but our rivers and creeks are full of small, little fish that are really important. What are these big fish going to eat? They’ve got to eat smaller fish. What do these […]

INSANE Aquarium Fish AQUACULTURE Lab VISIT. GIANT PACU FOOD FISH!- Part Four

what’s up fish tank people fishtanktv.com dustinsfishtanks bringing it to you on a Sunday with a good one folks how’s everybody doing I hope you’re doing well if you were just now joining us I spent last week going all over Florida with our friends from Segrest my first stop was the University of Florida’s […]

Endangered Blanding’s Turtles Released into the Wild

My name is Celeste Troon, I am the curator and director of living collections at the Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Today is a very special day! Because today we are going to release 92 hatchling Blanding’s turtles that we have been raising at the Nature Museum for the past year. […]

All About Anglerfish

Did you know that about 70% of our planet is covered by water—that’s more than half of the world we live in! And the oceans are just full of all kinds of amazing living things! We’ve already told you about animals like dolphins, and penguins, and even the blobfish. But have you ever heard of […]

The art of preserving a blue marlin | Natural History Museum

So here we are in Hintze Hall, our newly renovated space. On this ground floor we have ten Wonder Bays, which show the sorts of collections that we’ve got. So on the east side we have we have extinct specimens, and on the west side we have extant specimens that are still in the world […]

Fish Poo and LED Lights. Is this the future of food?! | Living Off Grid with Maddie Moate

I have a mission to become more sustainable across all areas of my life I’m going to look at the changing production of meat whether I can power my own commutes and what can I do inside my own home to lower my carbon footprint maybe the future lies in magically lips summer fruit and […]

How turtle shells evolved… twice – Judy Cebra Thomas

Meet Odontochelys semitestacea. This little creature spends its days splashing in Late Triassic swamps with a host of other reptiles. Under the surface lies its best defense against attack: a hard shell on its belly. Odontochelys is an early ancestor of the turtle. Its half-shelled body illustrates an important point about the modern turtle: it […]

The Truth About That Fish That Climbs Into Urethras

[INTRO ♪] The candiru is a legendary monster. This parasitic Amazonian catfish is said to swim up into the urethras of unsuspecting bathers and devour their genitals from the inside out. It’s a terrifying tale—and one that we’ve actually told here on SciShow a couple of times. But science has shown that this story is […]

Cleaning a Dirty Turtle | Critter Fixers: Country Vets

[music playing] VERNARD HODGES: Hey, how are you? MAYIA BRIGHTON: Hey, good. How are you doing? All right. You doing all right? Good to see you. Yes, sir. So what we got going on? MAYIA BRIGHTON: So Mr. Yurtle the turtle– VERNARD HODGES: Yurtle the turtle– My husband, he found this yellow-bellied slider turtle in […]