Hairy desert snail Semotrachia euzyga The endangered Central Australian desert snail Semotrachia euzyga cruising on a rock after rain. The hair on the shell are a mysterious feature which are perhaps an adaption to capture dew from its surroundings: with water in the desert every little helps...
First Fridays Secret Hiding Spot - A Root of It Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Established1913 LocationExposition Park, Los Angeles, California TypeNatural history museum Old east door of the Natural History Museum in 1956 The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County opened in Exposition Park, Los Angeles, California, USA in 1913 as the Museum of History, Science, and Art. The moving force behind it was a museum association founded in 1910. Its distinctive main building, with fitted marble walls and domed and colonnaded rotunda, is on the National Register of Historic Places. Additional wings opened in 1925, 1930, 1960, and 1976. The museum was divided in 1961 into the Los Angeles County Museum of History and Science and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). LACMA moved to new quarters on Wilshire Boulevard in 1965, and the Museum of History and Science was renamed the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History. Eventually, the museum renamed itself again, becoming the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. The museum is the largest in the western United States, and its collections include nearly 33 million specimens and artifacts and cover 4.5 billion years of history. The museum maintains research and collections in the following fields: Annelida Archaeology Ethnology Botany Crustacea Echinoderms Entomology Herpetology History Ichthyology Invertebrate paleontology Malacology ...
Focus on the Surrealist Vegetable Karela. Hello Focus Magazine! Many recent studies say the karela, or bitter melon, may help to cure many diseases, including diabetes and HIV. I don't really deal with that here though. Entry into the BBC Focus magazine video competition. There's stuff about the death of the sun in the March issue which will cheer you up about the future no end. Music - produced by Kevin MacLeod ()
Onchidiid crawling The rapid crawling of Onchidiidae intertidal slugs from Pulau Bodgaya, Sabah, Malaysia
Rewrite History Trailer for Octopus Intelligence, Timothy Quinn's novel of political espionage and academic rivalry, ego and paranoia, cryptography and cryonics, postmodern theater and pop psychology
Lonesome George: The Last of His Kind Lonesome George is out there and he needs help. The Darwin Organization for Universal Conservation and a Healthy Environment, (or DOUCHE) is offering a $10000 dollar reward for a pure bred Pinta Island female Tortoise. The intro to my video was created by Daniel Myron Handelman or Shakesula21 on YouTube. I didn't think he could make the lightning eyes mummy any better, but he did.
Desert Snail Encounter Two rare desert land snails bump into each other while cruising in undergrowth after heavy rain. At the start Pleuroxia ad***iana is on the right, Sinumelon expositum on the left.
Desert Snail with blue tentacles A desert land snail Plueroxia ad***iana filmed early one morning after rain. These animals sleep underground between rain events.
Who We Are: Paula Mikkelsen Dr. Paula Mikkelsen is the Associate Director for Science at PRI, and has over 25 years experience as an author, editor, and research scientist. She also manages the publication of our scholarly journals (Bulletins of American Paleontology, Paleontographica Americana), special publications, and our quarterly membership magazine, American Paleontologist. She is a malacologist, conducting her own research on the systematics and diversity of living and fossil marine mollusks, known collectively as "seashells." She specializes in two groups: shelled opisthobranch "bubble" snails, and bivalves, including clams, scallops, mussels, and oysters. See her latest research on Bivalve Evolution at .
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Weirdest Creatures of Earth ᴥᴖᴗᴖᴗᴖᴗᴥ Ƣݔҩᾫ٨ӷ ʬʞʩϣѭҨ Citizens of Earth! My 200th YouTube Video! Happy New Year from Quaoar Power! Ƣݔҩᾫ٨ӷ So sounds the tocsin of awe, toxic and raw like a fungus. Here comes the message, bouncing off Tethys. The mission's transmission emits and remits on wavelength KHHHHHHWAAAAA_WAAAAAR the evenest-assed of the odd-assed broadcasts... ...CITIZENS OF PLANET EARTH -- we see you, we stare at you, we wave across the waves, and this is our blustery rodomontade. CITIZENS OF EARTH -- Rejoice, soily savages, you spiny, segmented slabs Regard and regale your ribbonworms Your carrion aficionados, your electric shrimp dreams, Your trepang factories CITIZENS OF EARTH Dote upon your dime-dwellers, your turquoise eye-waves Your midgy phantoms, your billion-beetle brigades CITIZENS OF EARTH Greet and grace your green-goggled gargoyles Your grandiosely-gilled swimmers. Your garishly-gutted spinners. CITIZENS OF EARTH Do not despair, Even on your own planet you are not alone For as violent and destructive as we hairless monkeys are, Some of us humans see you Appreciate your purity of purpose Admire your adeptness We want to know you, You many-faced folk who grace the blue-green pellet Hear us now and hear hope You Citizens of Earth.
Messages Trailer for Octopus Intelligence, Timothy Quinn's novel of political espionage and academic rivalry, ego and paranoia, cryptography and cryonics, postmodern theater and pop psychology
Mollusk Music Video Enjoy our incredibly educational music video about the Phylum Mollusca. We hope it amuses you. **NOW WITH SCROLLING TRANSCRIPT!!**
The Hunt Trailer for Octopus Intelligence, Timothy Quinn's novel of political espionage and academic rivalry, ego and paranoia, cryptography and cryonics, postmodern theater and pop psychology