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Restoring the Hall of North American Mammals – Trailer

Restoring the Hall of North American Mammals – Trailer

These dioramas in the North American Mammals Hall, they’re sealed very tightly. For most of them the only way to get inside of them is to pull the front glass. Really they’ve only been gone into once or twice prior to this restoration and conservation. They were created in the late 1930’s. I believe these […]

The Marine Mammal Commission

The Marine Mammal Commission

In the early 1970s, the American public began to realize the potential for loss of marine mammals around the world. In many cases these iconic and charismatic marine mammal species were on the verge of extinction due to human activities such as industrial-scale commercial whaling. Something drastic needed to be done to save these intelligent […]

Behind the Scenes: Dropi Cod Liver Oil

This is a new product which we developed in collaboration with a company called True Westfjords in Bolungarvík in the Westfjords They had a special interest in producing a Cod Liver Oil which was produced in a natural way and wasnt heated up to be as close to nature as possible and to the old […]

Mammal Fossil Trove

♪♪♪ We know that 66 million years ago most of the dinosaurs, as well as around 65% of species on the planet, went extinct in the geologic blink of an eye. Until now, we had a very incomplete picture of what happened just after the mass extinction. A treasure trove of fossils from Colorado is […]

Moray Eel vs. Whitetip Reef Shark | Shark vs. Predator

[music playing] NARRATOR: Moray eels get big, with one species reaching 11 feet long. They lurk among the reefs and hide in crevices, launching snatch and grab attacks from the rocky layers. They bite with enormous force, and almost anything is fair game. White tips and eels co-exist on the reef. But divers in Indonesia […]

The secret to a tuna’s sharp turns

The secret to a tuna’s sharp turns

Tuna have found a new use for their lymphatic systems In humans, the lymphatic system produces and transports white blood cells Tuna have co-opted it for an additional job The liquid lymph is used to create hydraulic pressure, which the tuna use to raise their fins. The higher angle helps stabilize quick turns without reducing […]

How Cod Saved the Vikings

How Cod Saved the Vikings

When I was in the Lofoten Islands in northern Norway, I came across one of the strangest sights I have ever seen: cod. [♫ ominous low tone fades in ♪] Hundreds of thousands of them, strung up on racks, [♫ ominous low tone fades in ♪] their stench blanketing entire villages. This annual massacre has […]

Why are Fish eating Plastic? | #aumsum

Why are Fish eating Plastic? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. Can you guess the title of my next video? Hurry up. Write your guess in the comments section below. Why are fish eating plastic? Every year, about 8 million metric tons of plastic waste is dumped into our oceans. Hence, in some parts of the oceans. There is more plastic than planktons […]

Why We Sucked At Counting Fish (Until Now)

Why We Sucked At Counting Fish (Until Now)

When Galileo trained his homemade telescope on the night sky, it transformed from a black pool populated by a few thousand stars into a sparkling sea filled with ten times the number. And today, with the help of bigger and better telescopes, we know that our home galaxy – the Milky Way – is an […]

The Salmon’s Truly Horrifying Life Cycle

The Salmon’s Truly Horrifying Life Cycle

Hey there! Welcome to life noggin! Stay tuned at the end of this video for a huge announcement involving Life Noggin AND some of my favorite animation creators on youtube! Well there Qbot 9001, what kind of question are you cooking up for me today? Let’s see what we have here! “What if humans migrated […]