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    Cottonmouth vs Water Snake!

    – I’m Coyote Peterson. Right now we’re hiking in the southern swamps of Texas, which is home to two different water snake species. One is venomous, and one is not. If your life depended on it, would you be able to tell the difference? (dramatic music) Stick around, ’cause we’re about to show ya. (dramatic jungle music) (animal growling) As the sun cut through the tops of the cypress trees, I carefully made my way into the swamp. Every step counts when you’re in the back country of south Texas. And as my boots slowly splashed through the dark water, my focus was completely in tune with the environment. I…

  • LIVING NIGHTMARE!
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    LIVING NIGHTMARE!

    – This never ends well for the people that go out with cameras and flashlights, does it? – [Mark] What do you see? Those are eyes. – It could be a sasquatch. (tribal music) Do you guys wanna see something really scary? – [Mark] No? – Yes, you do. Come on, let’s go down to the river. – [Mario] I don’t know if this is such a good idea. – Oh, I’m about to show you guys the scariest thing you have ever seen. I’ve been thinking about this all day. I found one earlier, but at night it’ll be a whole lot better. – [Mark] So where are you…

  • How Mosquitoes Use Six Needles to Suck Your Blood  |  Deep Look
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    How Mosquitoes Use Six Needles to Suck Your Blood | Deep Look

    This is the deadliest animal in the world. Mosquitoes kill hundreds of thousands of people each year… the most vulnerable people: children, pregnant women… No other bite kills more humans… or makes more of us sick. So what makes a mosquito’s bite so effective? For starters, they’re motivated. Only females bite us. They need blood to make eggs… And a pool of water for their babies to hatch in. Even a piece of trash can hold enough. At first glance, it looks simple — this mosquito digging her proboscis into us. But the tools she’s using here are sophisticated. First, a protective sheath retracts – see it bending back? If…

  • So … Sometimes Fireflies Eat Other Fireflies | Deep Look
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    So … Sometimes Fireflies Eat Other Fireflies | Deep Look

    If you think there’s something romantic about fireflies glowing on a warm summer night… You’d be right. But what you don’t see, is the dark side of this luminous display. Firefly flashes are a secret code, a language of light. The light comes from a masterful bit of chemistry. A bioluminescent reaction that generates light but no heat. So what are they saying? Well, males on the wing are advertising themselves to females with a bit of sexy skywriting. Take the common Eastern firefly. His signature move? A fishhook-shaped maneuver. Which is why his species is sometimes called the “Big Dipper.” Her reply is more subtle: a single, slow pulse…

  • BLOODWORMS – Will They BITE?!
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    BLOODWORMS – Will They BITE?!

    – [Coyote] Wow, there it is! What? – [Camera Man] I totally got that. – [Coyote] Isn’t that crazy looking? – [Camera Man] That’s so gnarly. – [Coyote] Woo, it did not bite me, but boy did it make me jump. – [Interviewer] Does the worm feel any different when it does that? – [Coyote] Yeah, I can feel it’s body, like tense up. Wow there it is! – [Camera Man] Ew. – [Interviewer] What’s it doing? – [Coyote] It’s puking all over me. Agh, agh gross. – [Camera Man] Uhg it stinks. – [Coyote] Uh, yeah it does oh man, gross! (tense music) In most areas around the world,…