Kea parrot intelligence, new research


This 3 March 2020 video says about itself:

The parrots that understand probabilities

Kea, a type of parrot from New Zealand, have been surprising scientists with their smart predictions. Researchers set them a series of intelligence tests based around probabilities and social cues. They found that kea can perform better than monkeys, showing abilities only previously seen in great apes such as humans and chimpanzees.

Read the paper here.

Caribbean lizards evolution, new research


This 8 March 2020 video says about itself:

How Lizards are Turning Our Knowledge of Evolution Upside Down

Lizard biologists in the Caribbean have observed a fascinating phenomenon: different lizard species across different islands appear to share specific physical traits. But how, if they’ve never been in contact?

Little cookiecutter sharks attack United States navy


This 6 March 2029 video from the USA says about itself:

How a Little Shark Destroyed the US Navy

Hey, guys, hope you enjoyed this short video between projects! I had a lot of fun learning about the cookiecutter shark and its related species as well as our relationship with the ocean itself. My apologies for the crappy microphone this episode (I was travelling).