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The Science of an Extreme Animal Athlete

This video follows biologist Shane Campbell-Staton, who is studying the adaptations that allow deer mice living at high elevations to stay warm and active during the winter.

Photosynthesis

This multipart animation series explores the process of photosynthesis and the structures that carry it out.

Selection for Tuskless Elephants

This video follows Joyce Poole and other scientists working in Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique, who made the observation that many female elephants lack tusks.

The Biology of Skin Color

This film explores the hypothesis that different tones of skin color in humans arose as adaptations to the intensity of ultraviolet radiation in different parts of the world.

Coral Bleaching

This animation zooms into a coral reef to explore the tiny animals that build reefs, the photosynthetic algae inside their cells, and the damaging process of coral bleaching.

The Animated Life of A. R. Wallace

This animated short video illustrates the life of Alfred Russel Wallace, who independently formulated the theory of evolution by natural selection at the same time as Charles Darwin.

The Origin of Species: The Making of a Theory

This film explores the epic voyages of Darwin and Wallace that led each to independently propose the natural origin of species and formulate the theory of evolution by natural selection.