Image: Orchid Mantis Sitting on a Pink Orchid

5 minutes

The Orchid That’s Actually an Insect

The Orchid Mantis may look like a gorgeous flower, but behind that beauty is a deadly assassin. Check out how these remarkable creatures use their camouflage to its most deadly–and beautiful–best.

Image: Man standing next to a termite mound in the desert that is taller than he is

7 minutes

Meet the Planet’s Most Remarkable Engineers

Imagine a world of natural air conditioning, vertical farming, and sky scrapers that rival our tallest buildings. You don’t have to travel to the future to see any of this, all you have to do is turn to the insect world!

Image: Medieval Image of a Griffin, Protoceratops Skull, and ancient Greek Pottery of a Griffin

6 minutes

The Fossil Record of Mythical Beasts?

In a time before we understood extinction, how did people interpret the fossils they found? From Griffins to snakes turned to stone through prayer, here are just some of the explanations we’ve used through time!

Image: Dumbo Octopus

27 minutes

Live from the Bottom of the Ocean!

Ever wondered what life looks like at the bottom of the sea? Let us introduce you to a remarkable place where you can tag along live as scientists explore the ocean’s uncharted depths!

Image: Flamingo touching its head to the water with a reflection

5 minutes

How the Flamingo Got Its Pink

Did you know flamingos are not born with their vibrant plumage? Their beautiful plumage is actually the result of some pretty incredible science and the remarkable ways nature has evolved to find its way!

Image: Platypus swimming

5 minutes

Meet the Mammals that…Lay Eggs?

It’s an animal that is often perplexing, but always fascinating. Join us today as we learn a little more about the platypus, one of the planet’s most unique creatures!

10 minutes

A Land Brought Back From the Dead

There’s a piece of land in Texas that everyone had forgotten about. Everyone, except for one man who, with a lot of care and perseverance, has managed to bring it back to life. Join us today as we discover how!

Image: Image of Coral Wonders that defy imagination

18 minutes

Coral Wonders That Defy Imagination!

Want to crack the window open on a view of beauty and complexity that will leave you with a sigh? You might think you know enough about coral, and you’d be very mistaken. Take a look at this!

Image: Giraffe's poking their heads into the windows of Giraffe Manor during breakfast

8 minutes

Breakfast at Giraffe Manor

You get a wonderful appreciation of the size of a giraffe when their head is in your cereal bowl. Here’s the marvelous story of Kenya’s Giraffe Manor.

Image: Giant manta ray swimming through the ocean

20 minutes

A Giant Oceanic Manta Ray of Hope

Here’s what can happen when dedicated people find their passion, use it to protect a natural wonder, and expand us all with their work. (Wait till you see this stunning videography!)