Tag «Wildlife»

Deserts 101 | National Geographic

Deserts 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] Wind whips over a barren wasteland. Vast nothingness as far as the eye can see, or so it may seem. Creatures peek out of burrows, scurry across the sand, and soar through the sky, revealing a landscape not as lifeless as it might first appear. Deserts are often defined as areas of land …

Drew Brees Tests His Concentration | Brain Games

Drew Brees Tests His Concentration | Brain Games

KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY: We’re about to test the theory that training your brain can improve mental performance in the same way that weightlifting can build muscle strength. In this game, you’ll have to track several objects in motion. If you happen to be an air traffic controller or a parent watching your kids at a busy …

How wildlife trade is linked to coronavirus

How wildlife trade is linked to coronavirus

It was New Years Eve, 2019 when health officials in China admitted they had a problem. Health authorities have activated their most serious response level. After an outbreak of a new type of viral pneumonia in central China. A rapidly growing number of people were developing a dry cough and fever, before getting pneumonia. And …

Sharks 101 | National Geographic

Sharks 101 | National Geographic

(ominous music) – [Narrator] They glide through the water with unmistakable grace, remnants of an ancient past, they dive and they rise from the ocean’s murky depths to it’s sun-kissed shallows, rousing fear and awe like no other creature in the sea. The world’s biggest living fish is a shark. Of the estimated 34,000 species …

Why new diseases keep appearing in China

Why new diseases keep appearing in China

It was New Years Eve, 2019 when health officials in China admitted they had a problem. Health authorities have activated their most serious response level. After an outbreak of a new type of viral pneumonia in central China. A rapidly growing number of people were developing a dry cough and fever, before getting pneumonia. And …