Bullfrog Ballet is a two-minute video of high-speed footage of bullfrogs -- unweildy burping monsters -- moving with grace and precision, catching bugs. It comes to us courtesy of Jeff from the Vancouver Aquarium, who notes,
It's actually a video we just put up featuring the clumsy insatiable eating machine that is the bullfrog.
We shot this over 3 days using a Phantom camera and seeing frogs eat at high speed really is dramatic...hence the awesomely over-the-top music.
Frogs of all kinds are in serious trouble. They're facing the largest mass-extinction since the dinosaurs. Up to half of the species could disappear in our lifetime.
As part of amphibian ark and the year of the frog, this is our little side project to bring some attention to these creatures.
Eliza writes, “A researcher from Lehigh University has invented a light-based pacemaker for fruit flies, and says a human version is ‘not impossible.’ The pacemaker relies on the new technique of ‘optogenetics,’ in which light-sensitive proteins are inserted into certain cells, allowing those cells to be activated by pulses of light. Here, the proteins were […]
“A sneezing monkey, a walking fish and a jewel-like snake are just some of a biological treasure trove of over 200 new species discovered in the Eastern Himalayas in recent years,” reports the World Wildlife Foundation today.
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