Animals

Paws for a Minute | Elegant Crested Tinamou

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Learn about elegant crested tinamous — where they live in the wild, features of their habitat, and how their specific physical features and feeding behaviors help them survive. (This original, one-minute video was produced by Rhode Island PBS, in association with Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, Rhode Island.)

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Animal Migration | Science Trek

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Animal migrations don’t just happen in the spring and aren’t just something birds do. Lots of different animals migrate and for good reasons. Why? What is it that drives animals to move from one part of the country to another and then back again?

Hide and Seek: Predator versus Prey Relations | Wild Kratts

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The Kratt brothers watch out for each other in the quest to discover the identity of the mystery lizard. While using their creature powers, they run into predators along the way - including hungry road runners and a quick coyote!

Secret of the Hermit Crab Home | Wild Kratts

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The gang discovers why hermit crabs live in shells. They must find new shells as they grow for more space and protection.

Wintertime Creature Powers | Wild Kratts

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Join the Kratt brothers to learn about wintertime creature adaptations. Forest creatures like otters, showshoe hares, lynx, and even porcupines are active during the winter. Some birds, like blue jays and chickadees, don't travel south for the winter. They stick around, forage for food, and use their layered feathers to keep warm.

The Night Shift | Wild Kratts

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Come learn about termites with the Kratt brothers. Termites are active at night building up their mound. Predators are active at night, too, and soldier termites protect the workers from geckos, ants and spiders who live nearby.

Salmon | Science Trek

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This video segment from IdahoPTV's Science Trek follows the life cycle of Idaho's salmon from a mountain stream to the ocean and back. These anadromous fish face some obstacles in completing this cycle. Find out how dams affect their progress.

Mussel Reproduction Process | Iowa Land and Sky

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There are many and varied mussels species in the state Mussels use a host a fish as part of their reproduction process Each mussel species uses a different host fish and because of that uses a different strategy to attract the host fish they use.

Why Triassic Animals Were Just the Weirdest | Eons

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The Triassic was full of creatures that look a lot like other, more modern species, even though they’re not closely related at all. The reason for this has to do with how evolution works and with the timing of the Triassic itself: when life was trapped between two mass extinctions.

Sheep | Valley's Gold

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Learn all about sheep and agriculture with this fun video.

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