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  • Heads up on new nature show.

    It's called Our Planet and you can watch it on Netflix. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9253866/

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    I remember Nature on PBS.

    I wonder if this will be on PBS ? Would like to watch something like this, I always enjoyed shows like it.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post
      I remember Nature on PBS.

      I wonder if this will be on PBS ? Would like to watch something like this, I always enjoyed shows like it.
      I'm watching the first episode right now and the wolves are hot on the trail of the caribou./

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      • #4
        Originally posted by redrover View Post

        I'm watching the first episode right now and the wolves are hot on the trail of the caribou./
        I also like nature shows. I'll be watching this.

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        • #5
          Watched some of it last night. Its a climate change alarmist propaganda film. If you can ignore that part it has some great nature scenes.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Brexx View Post
            Watched some of it last night. Its a climate change alarmist propaganda film. If you can ignore that part it has some great nature scenes.
            That's too bad.

            I went on a couple of EarthWatch expeditions in the 90's, neat organization with unique opportunities for people to join in helping scientists do research on various research projects around the world.

            I looked into maybe going on another one sometime.

            The majority of them are now centered on proving that the earths climate is changing - All geared toward showing how bad for the planet mankind is.

            It's kind of a bummer. Rover would love it though.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post

              That's too bad.

              I went on a couple of EarthWatch expeditions in the 90's, neat organization with unique opportunities for people to join in helping scientists do research on various research projects around the world.

              I looked into maybe going on another one sometime.

              The majority of them are now centered on proving that the earths climate is changing - All geared toward showing how bad for the planet mankind is.

              It's kind of a bummer. Rover would love it though.
              It was disappointing, but I should have guessed. I knew Attenborough had become a climate change bed-wetter. Funny how people in the acting profession tend to be so gullible.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Brexx View Post

                It was disappointing, but I should have guessed. I knew Attenborough had become a climate change bed-wetter. Funny how people in the acting profession tend to be so gullible.
                Too bad people drive the enjoyment of nature over a cliff when they want to make a political point. But understandable on a politics forum. Let the squabbling begin...

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by radcentr View Post
                  Too bad people drive the enjoyment of nature over a cliff when they want to make a political point. But understandable on a politics forum. Let the squabbling begin...
                  Too bad people use the enjoyment of nature to attract people to a political message.

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                  • #10
                    ... which is what bummed me out about the Earthwatch organization.

                    Neat that it is, I have no interest in joining a crew that is more interested in science for political points, rather than just science.

                    Anyone interested can check it out. They always have new teams to join and probably won't be on a climate change kick forever !

                    I hope LOL I would LOVE to visit a rainforest again, nothing more fascinating than the life you see in them.

                    Anyways, here's the link - https://earthwatch.org/Expeditions/R...SAAEgIZG_D_BwE

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                    • #11
                      Interesting video - especially if you're a reptile hobbyist.

                      This is someone taking opportunity of a bad situation.

                      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vewBjPfZ6ls

                      Irresponsible pet owners - there's too many of these, and they're not all reptile hobbyists - have released an invasive species into Florida and it's become a problem.

                      Burmese pythons, native to India Burma etc. are becoming a commonly found animal among Florida's wild life. ..and other NATIVE animals are slowly disappearing because of the hungry snakes..

                      They do not belong there.

                      This guy collects them and uses them as feeders for his ophiophagous snakes - that means snake eating snakes - . yes there are snakes that prey mostly on other snakes.

                      Like King Cobras, many cobras actually, king snakes, Mussuranas, Indigos/Cribos...

                      Anyways, he is doing what he can to TRY to get rid of this species from where it doesn't belong.

                      ... here's a read on that if interested - https://www.usgs.gov/faqs/how-have-i...ience_products

                      and a video - https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news...-1436520515576

                      Interesting..

                      The state is paying people to catch & kill them LOL

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post
                        Interesting video - especially if you're a reptile hobbyist.

                        This is someone taking opportunity of a bad situation.

                        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vewBjPfZ6ls

                        Irresponsible pet owners - there's too many of these, and they're not all reptile hobbyists - have released an invasive species into Florida and it's become a problem.

                        Burmese pythons, native to India Burma etc. are becoming a commonly found animal among Florida's wild life. ..and other NATIVE animals are slowly disappearing because of the hungry snakes..

                        They do not belong there.

                        This guy collects them and uses them as feeders for his ophiophagous snakes - that means snake eating snakes - . yes there are snakes that prey mostly on other snakes.

                        Like King Cobras, many cobras actually, king snakes, Mussuranas, Indigos/Cribos...

                        Anyways, he is doing what he can to TRY to get rid of this species from where it doesn't belong.

                        ... here's a read on that if interested - https://www.usgs.gov/faqs/how-have-i...ience_products

                        and a video - https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news...-1436520515576

                        Interesting..

                        The state is paying people to catch & kill them LOL
                        That's an interesting link. FL might do well to move the organic "overkill" strategy to the next level, insects to bigger critters. Link:https://www.todayshomeowner.com/how-...-garden-pests/
                        What happens when a few king snake fans can prove a breeding program to overpopulate a problem area with (baby) python-eating king snakes? State biologist's office cuts them a check. Care should be taken to keep foreign species out of FL, or at least use neighboring regions as the source -like the large king snake from Georgia/Alabama. Link: https://www.outdooralabama.com/non-v...lack-kingsnake
                        -That would also allow biologists to conduct live-studies on why the black kingsnake went into decline in FL in the last few decades.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by radcentr View Post
                          That's an interesting link. FL might do well to move the organic "overkill" strategy to the next level, insects to bigger critters. Link:https://www.todayshomeowner.com/how-...-garden-pests/
                          What happens when a few king snake fans can prove a breeding program to overpopulate a problem area with (baby) python-eating king snakes? State biologist's office cuts them a check. Care should be taken to keep foreign species out of FL, or at least use neighboring regions as the source -like the large king snake from Georgia/Alabama. Link: https://www.outdooralabama.com/non-v...lack-kingsnake
                          -That would also allow biologists to conduct live-studies on why the black kingsnake went into decline in FL in the last few decades.
                          There are plenty of native kingsnakes in Florida. There's even the florida kingsnake which gets big for a kingsnake http://www.reptilesmagazine.com/Snak...ida-Kingsnake/

                          There's also the eastern Indigo (Drymarchon c. c ) which is a bigtime snake eater. But is also on the endangered species list https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_indigo_snake

                          These native kings and the indigo, won't be large enough to eat these burmese pythons when they get too big- and they get big LOL

                          Hopefully someone with too much money and an evil streak, doesn't get the bright idea to release hundreds of King Cobras in Florida to breed and "take care of that python problem."

                          Can you imagine ? LOL The ultimate snake eater cleaning up every snake in florida LOL ... not to mention a few other problems that might come up..

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                          • #14
                            This is an interesting story...

                            Unique in palaeontology: Liquid blood found inside a prehistoric 42,000 year old foal

                            Permafrost preserved the "oldest blood in the world" boosting hopes of bringing extinct species back to life.

                            ....This is extremely rare for paleontological finds, because some of them are either incomplete, fragmented, with serious body deformations or strongly mummified, said the expert.

                            The foals hair is intact on its head, legs and part of its body.

                            Its tail and mane are black, the rest of the foals body is bay.

                            Scientists have already indicated that they are 'confident of success in extracting cells from this foal in order to clone its species - the extinct Lenskaya breed - back to life, as previously reported by The Siberian Times.

                            Work is so advanced that the team is reportedly choosing a mother for the historic role of giving birth to the comeback species.

                            Michil Yakovlev, editor of the universitys corporate media, said: Hopefully, the world will soon meet the clone of the ancient foal who lived 42,000 years ago.




                            https://siberiantimes.com/science/ca...year-old-foal/

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