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Aitkin Fish House Parade Brings Joy To Locals

Aitkin Fish House Parade Brings Joy To Locals

OPEN TOMORROW AT THE TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER FROM 10:00 TO 2:00 P.M.>>>WHEN YOU THINK OF A PARADE DOWNTOWN, YOU TYPICALLY PICTURE IT TO BE ON A WARM AND SUNNY DAY. HOWEVER, AS CHAZ MOOTZ TELLS US, THE ANNUAL AITKIN FISH HOUSE PARADE TOOK PLACE TODAY IN THE NOVEMBER COLD AIR.>>COLD WEATHER DIDN’T STOP HUNDREDS OF […]

I Ate Worms! Trying a Thanksgiving Feast Made from Bugs

I Ate Worms! Trying a Thanksgiving Feast Made from Bugs

– Never been more excited to do anything in my whole life. Okay. Head first, that’s the way they say to do it. Oh, that head’s coming off. (crunching) I just ate a bug head. It’s too crunchy. (crunching) It’s nutty, very chewy. Yep, got that exoskeleton. Bottoms up, literally. (laughs) I can’t. (inquisitive music) […]

Spinner Dolphins Captured by ‘Spy Tuna’

Spinner Dolphins Captured by ‘Spy Tuna’

Spy Tuna can rapidly infiltrate these dolphins. And use the camera in her mouth to capture the first ever images from inside the pod. She soon discovers that what Spy Dolphin saw at the surface was just the tip of the iceberg. Although dolphins normally travel in small groups, they sometimes come together in spectacular […]

Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Migration in VR180

Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Migration in VR180

[FOREST SOUNDS] Welcome to the mountains of central Mexico. This is the site of one of the greatest events in all of nature. The annual monarch butterfly migration. Every year, tens of millions of monarch butterflies fly to these mountains from all over the eastern United States, as far away as Canada. They come here […]

The Snail-Smashing, Fish-Spearing, Eye-Popping Mantis Shrimp | Deep Look

The Snail-Smashing, Fish-Spearing, Eye-Popping Mantis Shrimp | Deep Look

The mantis shrimp is a true heavy-hitter. Take this one. She’s about to devour this snail. But she’s gotta crack it open first. So, she carefully positions it… Then — BAM! — she punches it with the speed of a .22 caliber bullet. It’s the fastest attack in the animal kingdom. That’s one kind of […]

Do Fish Pee?

Do Fish Pee?

Hey smart people, Joe here. Have you ever heard the phrase “to drink like a fish?” Well, unless you’re a ocean dwelling species, that probably means staying sober. Because freshwater fish don’t drink! Saltwater fish on the other hand? They’re constantly drinking. But if some fish drink all the time and other fish don’t drink […]

When Fish First Breathed Air

When Fish First Breathed Air

385 million years ago, the land was all but empty. The continents were home to only some sparse plants and fungi, and a few pioneering arthropods. Life in the oceans, however, was booming. The waters teemed with squid, bony fish, and sea scorpions. But there was one group of fish that was about to go […]

Fishing Kittens See Water For the First Time

Fishing Kittens See Water For the First Time

This is the first time they’ve seen water. It’s natural to be nervous, but these kittens are born water babies. It’s time to show them the real reason they’ve been brought here. Long whiskers detect vibrations from fish moving in the shallows helping to gauge the exact striking distance. Then it’s the kitten’s turn. For […]

This Pulsating Slime Mold Comes in Peace (ft. It’s Okay to Be Smart) | Deep Look

This Pulsating Slime Mold Comes in Peace (ft. It’s Okay to Be Smart) | Deep Look

On these rotting tree trunks, something is alive. They can stand upright and produce spores. But they’re not fungi or plants. When they’re hungry, they spread across the forest, chasing food. But they’re not animals. They’re slime molds. A slime mold exists at the boundary between liquid and solid. Each one is like one big […]