Category Archives: nature

Eclipse path

There will be a solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st. This video demonstrates its path across the US. Since that video was so short, here’s a pair of unrelated shorts to fulfill the time requirement for posting. Nope How to … Continue reading

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Elephant taunts rhino

Two heavy hitters of the jungle square off trunk to horn. Elephant fakes his own horn.

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Boomerang versus Asian carp

Ridding the rivers of the carp any way they can. Have a smack upside the gills.

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Koala fight

They start off sounding like squeaky doors and in the heat of battle change to death bellow. Koalas are some fierce SOBs.

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Tree takes out power lines

A tall tree was hanging on by the short roothairs during Hurricane Sandy back in 2012. Too much of an angle for the big guy.

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Cicadas

Si-cay-dah, si-cah-dah.  Another one of the world’s cutest creatures. It appears that cicadas are a repeating food source for the insect eating creatures that inhabit the same space. For a short while, anyway. At least they don’t hide under your … Continue reading

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Rhinoceros beetle gestation

This might be how they got the idea for the movie Alien.

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Venus Flytraps

Carnivorous plants in glorious close-up on Streamable. Watch ’em die.

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Penguin fight night

A fight breaks out when a husband comes home and finds his wife with another penguin. Beaks and wings. Just like MMA.

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Sacrificial robot vs. volcano

Alistair Grinham of University of Queensland and Matthew Dunbabin of Queensland University of Technology and Director of GFB Robotics—to once again venture about 20 miles off the coast of the Solomon Islands to the Pacific Ocean’s violent Kavachi underwater volcano.

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Falcon vs. car

We raced a Gyrfalcon, the fastest level flying bird in the world against an automobile.

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Attenborough and some bird

David Attenborough is repeatedly upstaged by an excited Greater Bird of Paradise. Parrot doesn’t understand.

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90 ft. ash tree removal

Bit of knotless rigging and chunking out. Couldn’t drop big pieces because of the septic system and leech field between house and tree.

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Parkour gym

Guy builds his own climb-and-tumble gym out of plywood and pipe. Gibbon lives in his gym.

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Turkish Kangal dog

Here ya go, pet lovers. Get a hold of one of these dogs to rid your property of ne’er-do-wells, wolves, wild horses and dinosaurs.

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Clumsy penguins – fave

Jump. Fall. Shake it off. Jump again. Penguins are indomitable. They are also unforgiving.

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