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[MUSIC] This episode was sponsored by Dropbox. A murder of crows, an appropriate name, considering these birds’ special relationship with death It’s not because they’re killers, or because they’ll sometimes scavenge the bodies of the recently departed. When one of their own dies, crows will surround and call to the dead. In one experiment, scientists

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[ INTRO ] It’s not a great time to be a bird, thanks to things like habitat loss, climate change, and just… people. And last week, a study published in the journal Science, by researchers from institutions across North America, provided shocking evidence of just how bad things have gotten. It found that since 1970,

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[intro ] In 1913, a scientist named Nathan Cobb wrote the following: “If all the matter in the universe except the nematodes were swept away, our world would still be dimly recognizable … we should find its mountains, hills, vales, rivers, lakes, and oceans represented by a film of nematodes.” He wasn’t writing a horror

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From what would happen if the Earth was a cube to whether feathers can tickle birds, we answer several of your most burning questions about life. – Hey there, my name is Melissa, I’ll be reading out the questions and answers. – I’m Danger Dolan and I’m here to inject you with a healthy dose

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[INTRO] A lot of people think evolution on Earth happens a little something like this: a slimy creature crawls out of the ocean, and hundreds of millions of years later its descendants peel themselves off the sofa, wondering how they managed to binge-watch all five seasons of Breaking Bad in less than three days. —

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[ INTRO 🎵 ] Squeaks and I are getting ready to have a nice picnic outside! We’ve got our picnic basket loaded with plenty of delicious and healthy snacks and lots of water. And I’ll definitely need sunscreen, because it’s pretty sunny out there today, and I don’t want to get a sunburn. Great question

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– There’s a tool you’re gonna have to learn how to use on your way to becoming a birding master. (bell dinging) It’s these guys here, binoculars. (upbeat music) (bird calling) When I was 14, I spotted a peregrine falcon eating a pigeon on my windowsill in the Bronx. I never looked back. I’m Jason

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On this channel we’ve witnessed some pretty incredible things over the years, never before captured on film, and some undocumented by science. We’ve seen baby cockroaches being born from their mother as she was being devoured by fire ants, we’ve seen yellow crazy ants ingeniously feeding carnivorous pitcher plants with leftover insect parts to render

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