Recommended Reading

Hey. We’re gonna talk about some books that I read. I get a lot of questions about, “Hey, Emily, what are you reading right now?” and “How do you know all of this?” and “Oh my god, you’re really smart.” And thank you very much, but I, uh, obviously didn’t Continue Reading

Why Male Mammoths Lost the Game (w/ TierZoo!)

Hey everyone, we have an exciting announcement! Just in time for the holidays, you can now get your own cozy, Eons socks! Now you can stay warm while showcasing the layers of rock and fossils that help reveal the history of life on Earth. Get yours at DFTBA.com!! About 140,000 Continue Reading

Beautiful wasp zombifies cockroach

In the African savannah lives a very interesting creature. This is Ampulex compressa, the Jeweled Cockroach wasp. She is on the hunt for something. And this is it. A cockroach. She approaches it carefully as the roach is far bigger than she is. Once she is close enough she strikes! Continue Reading

Bullet Ant Venom

– So the other group of ants [Dr. Corrie Moreau, curator/ants] that we have today are bullet ants. [Dr. Corrie Moreau, curator/ants] – Why are they called bullet ants? [Bullet ant, Paraponera clavata] – Well, they’re called bullet ants [Bullet ant, Paraponera clavata] because their sting is so painful [* Continue Reading

Dolphins: Even Smarter Than You Thought | Nat Geo Live

Brian Skerry: Researchers have told usan awful lot about these animalsbut there is a lot more waiting to be revealed.There lies endless potential for discoveryand maybe for enlightenment.( applause ) These are, arguably, the most intelligent animals in the ocean. And with this story I’ve worked with five different species Continue Reading