Science & Medicine
[LESS INFO] 393 VIEWS | ADDED 14:07:53 03/19/12
We're exploring the eerie underwater wreckage of a WWII airplane in this Wild Oceans episode. Overgrown with marine life and slowly disintegrating, the wreck has also attracted some interesting marine creatures, including a pair of colourful nudibranchs.
[LESS INFO] 48 VIEWS | ADDED 14:17:19 02/06/12
Fish of all shapes and sizes find safety within the rusted hulk of a sunken ship in our latest episode. Wrecks like this one often become artificial reefs that attract a variety of underwater creatures. Keep an eye out for a beautiful skate, a fish that's part of a family of bottom feeders closely related to sharks.
[LESS INFO] 46 VIEWS | ADDED 13:52:42 01/23/12
They might look like harmless little crustaceans but these harlequin shrimp are pretty crafty underwater predators. Once they've overpowered their starfish prey, the shrimp will often feed it to keep it alive %ndash a clever strategy for making their meal last longer.
[LESS INFO] 68 VIEWS | ADDED 15:10:07 11/14/11
We're exploring one of the most famous dive sites around the Pacific island of Palau in this week's episode. Strange and wonderful creatures %ndash including rays, sea slugs and eels %ndash flourish within this Marine Protected Area (MPA).
[LESS INFO] 62 VIEWS | ADDED 12:26:25 10/10/11
We're entering the fascinating underwater environment of the shark in our latest marine episode. The presence of some large tiger sharks and circling bands of blacktips makes for an exciting dive for the Earth-Touch crew off the South African coast.