You might say the Everglades are a vast, stagnant swamp, full of slithering reptiles and stinging insects. But did you know they are considered to be an incredibly wide, slow moving river? Crazy huh!
In South Florida there are crocodiles living in a nuclear power plant…but it’s not exactly what you’re thinking right now!
Ditch the machete and grab a mask and snorkel. We’re gonna explore the “tropical rainforests” of the sea!
Find out how biologists and sport-fishermen are joining forces to understand fish populations in the coastal Everglades!
With a name like “snakehead,” what’s there to like?!
What makes rainforests so unique? Well, lots of rain to start with.
D. Paul Reillo and the Rare Species Conservatory Foundation are trying to save the planet, with the help of a few rock-star animals!
Ancient. Powerful. Toothy. Threatened. Sharks have been the inspiration for books, movies and nightmares since humans took to the seas…but they’re way more important than we ever gave them credit. Now that we know, can we save them before it’s too late?!
This is a video all about hammocks. No, not the kind you string between two palm trees and take a nap in…. the hardwood variety.
Shoots ink. Has eight arms. Highly intelligent. Can you think of another animal as bizzare and fascinating as the common octopus?!
In the Everglades, as in all ecosystems, every living thing is linked to gether to form a very complex community. A simple “food chain” is a good illustration to show just a few of these important relationships!
What do you call an unusual jellyfish that spends much of it’s time upside-down, soaking up the sun’s rays on the ocean floor? Well, the “upside-down jellyfish,” of course.
Meet the world’s only semi-aquatic viper. He swims, he’s got venomous fangs, and he can even squirt a stinky, repelling musk. No wonder he survives so well in a harsh environment like the Everglades.
Mastadons. Giant ground sloths. Saber toothed cats. If you were a prehistoric human living in Florida around 10,000 B.C., you had bigger things to worry about than like…..what video game am I going to play next…..
Home. It’s an important concept for us….as well as countless marine organisms that live in our oceans. We’re also finding out that artificially constructed habitats might be a great thing for everyone!
Water, or H2O, is an unusual compound with amazing properties. Find out why water is essential to the existence of every living thing on Earth!
This video explores the amorous habits and life-cycle of the American Alligator. Who knew this cold blooded beast had such a soft side!
A tangled mangrove forest might not be that attractive to your typical beach goer, but they’re pretty darn important. These highly specialized trees perform many functions that we take for granted….or probably don’t even realize!
Believe it or not, this annoying little blood-sucker is way more amazing than we give it credit! Explore the weird, incredible life cycle of the mosquito…..but don’t forget your bug-spray.
Meet the gibbons, orangutans, chimpanzees and gorillas. These are the apes: The largest and smartest of the primates. Oh, did I mention humans are included in that crazy ape bunch?
A brief look into the fantastic and diverse world of some of our smaller primate species. They might not be as large or intelligent as the apes….but you can’t deny, monkeys are pretty great!
Monkeys, apes, humans…..we’re all part of the same order of mammals called the Primates. This video explains what makes a primate, well….a primate!
Filmmakers Richard C. and Richard S. Kern explore the history, habitat and behavior of the lovable West Indian manatee
Filmmakers Richard C. and Richard S. Kern explore the predatory habits of the American Alligator. Impressive footage featured includes up close and personal shots of a 10′ alligator underwater, as well as a night-feeding scene.
The Anhinga is an Everglades resident uniquely suited to its wet habitat. With interesting adaptations that make the bird equally at home in the water as well as it is in the air, it truly is designed for survival.