How Venom Destroys Your Insides

For many of us, spiders, snakes, and centipedes trigger an innate fear. While it may seem to be due to their often many legs, or lack thereof, deeper down the phobia comes from their venom.

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Lions: Pride or Die

Lions are called the king of the jungle, even though they don’t live in the jungle.

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Basking Sharks Always Look Surprised

Basking sharks are real-life Leviathans – they’re the second-largest sharks in the world.

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These Animals Hunt in Packs

Pack hunting: when animals team up to hunt prey too large for an individual to catch.

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Moose are Absolute Units

The moose is a Canadian icon. Its gigantic size, chill attitude, and majestic antlers make it one of our most beloved animals, and we’re trying to find one.

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Frogfish Bite Faster Than You Can Blink

Frogfish ambush and swallow their prey in whole, all before they can even think “that’s no moon’.

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Centipedes: The Ultimate Nopes

Nothing quite makes you say ‘nope, nope, nope’ like a centipede.

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Spitters and Defensive Vomiters: Nature is Gross

For the ultimate survival strategy, these animals had to look within… to their vomit.

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Ticks: The Actual Worst

Ticks are blood-sucking parasites that feast on your body for up to a week. They’re the stuff of nightmares.

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Bloodsuckers: These Vampires Are Out For Blood

Hematophagy; the practice of drinking blood from another animal. These predators are vampires. – Check out Skillshare and get your first 2 months free: https://skl.sh/animalogic13

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These Parasites Make Real World Zombies

Chest bursting worms, brain-eating fungus, and castrating barnacles: the world of parasites is not great. Everyone give a warm welcome to Jess Keating, who will be co-hosting Second Nature with Danielle. Jess is zoologist-turned author and illustrator who writes all about animals. We’re really excited for her to join the team, and we hope you … Continued

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Manta Rays are Flat Sharks

Manta Rays are a fantastical animal, and due to their alien-looking appearance, they are a clear inspiration for a lot of science fiction.

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Metamorphosis: When Evolution Gets Weird

Metamorphosis: when one thing becomes another.

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Snapping Turtles Have One Hell of a Bite

The face of a snapping turtle is the last thing a lot of fish see before they die. It’s not pretty. We got to release a snapping turtle into the wild for this episode. Stick around to the end to watch!

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Secretary Birds: Killer Queens

Don’t let this bird’s looks distract you. The secretary bird has some serious kick!

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Crocodiles: Survivors of the Last Extinction

The crocodile is one of the deadliest predators in the world. Unfortunately, they find themselves prey to something far more dangerous.

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Moray Eels are Straight out of Alien

Moray Eels are straight out of science fiction, but not the happy kind.

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Kingfisher: Death from Above

The Kingfisher is a fish’s worst nightmare.

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Tardigrades: The Most Resilient Animals in the Universe

Tardigrades are the most resilient animals in the universe, and there’s probably one within a stone’s throw from you right now.

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You Can't Outrun a Cheetah

If you ever get to see a cheetah run, don’t blink, you’ll miss it. Watch ‘Age of Big Cats’ and get your first 30 days of CuriosityStream free with the promo code

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Clouded Leopards: Modern Day Saber-Tooths

The clouded leopard is one of the most adorable predators in the world, but unfortunately, they are also one of the most poached.

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Pangolins are the Cutest Animals You’ve Never Heard Of

Pangolins are amazing: they are the only known mammal to have scales, they have amazing long tongues, and yet they are the most heavily poached animal in the world, despite the fact that most people don’t even know that they exist.

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Vultures: Kings of the Dead

Vultures are the kings of the dead, because even though they eat rotting carcasses and bones, they look grandiose doing so… for the most part.

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Marine Iguanas are like Baby Godzillas

Iguanas are one of the most amazing reptiles in the world, from their deep dives in the Galapagos, to high speed chases with snakes, to their third eye, the Iguana is deserving of the title.

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Owls Fly Silently. We tested it.

Owls are the silent killers of the avian world.

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