Tag: Wildlife

This Crab’s Blood May Have Saved Your Life

This Crab’s Blood May Have Saved Your Life

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 22, 2019

The horseshoe crab…it’s a living fossil that has called Earth its home for almost half a billion years. It’s outlived dinosaurs and survived mass extinctions and ice ages, but today it’s facing a new threat. Their adaptations have worked with the way the Earth has changed and it’s only in recent years with humans bringing […]

Creepy Desert Creatures!

Creepy Desert Creatures!

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 22, 2019

– All right, you guys ready? Pup, let’s go. – Yes! – Ladies first. – [Mark] It’s go time, the A-team assembled. – Okay wow, it feels great out here tonight. I’m Coyote Peterson, this is Pup Peterson. – Hi guys! – We got Chance back here behind the light. – [Mark] Hey Chance. – […]

Captains For Clean Water is Protecting the Everglades

Captains For Clean Water is Protecting the Everglades

By Micah Moen 13 Comments August 21, 2019

As a pretty young kid I felt like I was in this place that had like, endless amount of possibilities and was like, around every corner was this new mystery. And now, 40 years later it’s the exact same. Every time that I’m out here and I drop the boat in and head out, I’m […]

STUNG by an EXECUTIONER WASP!

STUNG by an EXECUTIONER WASP!

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 21, 2019

(ominous music) – I’m Coyote Peterson, and I’m about to enter the sting zone, with the Executioner wasp. Here we go. Ahh, ahh, ahh! Stop burning. (panting) Hah! Ahhhhh! The Executioner’s sting! (large cat roar) (exciting drumming music) (large cat roar) (intriguing music) All great journeys eventually find their end. When we are talking about […]

Geography Now! The Bahamas

Geography Now! The Bahamas

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 20, 2019

Ahh, the Bahamas! It’s like the Hawaii of the Atlantic, except it has more of a pirate history, there’s a lot more black people and it’s actually a country, it’s not a state of U.S.. Actually, don’t call it the Hawaii of the Atlantic. It’s time to learn geography…NOW!!! Hey everybody, I’m your host Paul […]

TOXIC but ADORABLE Newts!

TOXIC but ADORABLE Newts!

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 20, 2019

(water gurgling) – I’m Coyote Peterson and today, we’re getting hands-on with one of the most poisonous animals in the United States. And of course, (playful music) I’m talkin’ about newts. (powerful music) (gentle music) When most think of California, the imagery of sunshine and beaches probably comes to mind. However, when it comes to […]

World’s Most Terrifying Fish

World’s Most Terrifying Fish

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 20, 2019

At times, some of the most dangerous creatures on Earth lie just beneath the water’s surface. Here are 7 of the world’s most terrifying fish. Number 7: The Snakehead Members of the Channidae family, snakeheads got their name based on their elongated body shapes and the snake-like scales on their heads. They can be found […]

Importance of Mangrove Forests

Importance of Mangrove Forests

By Micah Moen 13 Comments August 20, 2019

recent global headlines underscore the important role that mangroves play in our daily lives. Research and studies have place mangroves among the most important ecosystems on our planet. They make up a transitional zone between land and sea anchoring shorelines while buffering coastal ecosystems against hurricanes and tsunamis. Mangroves protect coral reefs from sedimentation, sequester […]

Starting an Eco Friendly Coffee Farm in Costa Rica

Starting an Eco Friendly Coffee Farm in Costa Rica

By Micah Moen 2 Comments August 19, 2019

We’re standing on forty acres which is 14 hectares here in Costa Rica Back in the 70s the Costa Rican government had a program that offered land to the local ‘Ticos’. They were given land for free with a limitation that they couldn’t sell it for 10 years and they needed to farm it for […]

Hidden World of Glowworms!

Hidden World of Glowworms!

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 19, 2019

– Ooh, ooh, look at this, I see something up here, yes! Glow worms, the entire ceiling is covered. There are so many worms it’s like looking at the stars. (jungle music) This is an advertisement for DreamWorks Animation. There are few places on this planet more magical than the island country of New Zealand. […]