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Egg Patterns Identify Intruders
When cuckoos lay eggs in other birdsí nests, they produce eggs similar in color and pattern to the hostsí own. With the help of a new computer program, scientists analyze egg patterns to see how certain details could help host birds detect an imposter.

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Blue Ribbon Eel
This was recorded by a diver near Sulawesi, Indonesia. Incredible, and almost hypnotic to watch!

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The Paper Wasp
A short excerpt from BBC's "Life In The Undergrowth", this explains how wasps got into the behavior of building pulp hives.

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Riding The Swells
Have you ever wondered what it's like to be on a ship in rough seas? This should give you some idea of what it's like. Definitely not for the faint of heart!

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Mount Tavurvur Eruption
On August 29th, in Papua, Mt. Tavurvur erupted violently - and was caught on tape at the very moment it happened!

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Mosquito Searching Out Blood
Ever wondered what happens when a mosquito bites you? A fascinating, inside look at how the little vampires search out your blood.

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