Mother Nature: she can be breathtaking. Case in point: these starling murmurations (swarming behavior) above Geldermasen in the Netherlands filmed at dusk by nature photographer Marco Valk. Why do starlings do this? Let me copy/paste that for you while I wish I had friends to fly with: Grouping together offers
This is a video captured by a bow hunter in Manitoba, Canada, of a bear with a piece of food being chased by another bear who wants that food up into the very tree where the hunter and a friend are waiting in a stand. That must have been exhilarating,
Presumably inspired by the ease in which one can slip their foot into a Croc sandal (or possibly the Crocodile Mile I owned growing up), this is a short video captured by a Khurda district Indian Forest Service officer in one of the country’s national parks of a crocodile effortlessly
This is a video from the great outdoors of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, of a beaver gnawing through a freshly downed poplar limb in a cool 45 seconds before tossing it over his shoulder to go start construction on the new game room of his dam. Impressive! Of course if trees
Captured in the Ecuadorian rain forest by wildlife photographer and videographer David Weiller, this is a video of a monkey slug caterpillar (the larval stage of a hag moth), which is neither monkey nor slug but is a caterpillar, and mimics a tarantula so things don’t try to eat it.
Bats: they’re humanity’s closest flying relatives. Is that true? I have no clue, I just run my mouth trying to sound convincing until somebody tells me to shut it, threatens to punch me, or punches me. This is a video from BBC Two of bats flying in both slow motion
Pandora: it’s right here on earth. “You’re talking about the jewelry store that sells the charm bracelets.” Exactly, my girlfriend loves those baubles. This is a video captured by photographer and videographer Raymond K. of the bioluminescent algae (aka sea sparkle) in the Wadden Sea off the coast of Terschelling
Because life, uh, finds a way, this is a video of a fox making a dive into an ice hole and successfully catching a fish. Or at least that’s what the video description says, I’m personally not convinced that’s a fish and not some sort of rodent. I zoomed and