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Tree and Plant Life in the Jungle

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Filled with amazing time lapsed photography, David Attenborough shows us how plants compete to get the most sunlight in thick tropical forest.

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Jungle Animals

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Meet lots of different animals that call the jungle home. This short video uses colorful pictures, text, and easy to understand narration to teach young learners about some of the animals that call the jungle home.

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Jungle Animal Sounds

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The jungle comes alive in this great video. See pictures of different jungle animals as you hear the sounds each one makes. You will hear gorillas, lions and elephants to name a few.

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Hunters of the Sky

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Join Marlin Perkins and Jim Fowler in Hunters of the Sky. The information presented in the video has long since been built upon, but there is some wonderful footage of many different birds of prey. Enjoy this great vintage video that showcases many talented and powerful hunters.

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Bald Eagles Hunting

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An exciting clip from the PBS Nature Special, American Eagle. Here you can see some amazing footage of their impressive flying skills, such as hovering above their prey like a helicopter.

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Lion Cubs at the National Zoo

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Watch this video to learn a little bit more about how zoologists and veterinarians care for wild animals. Plus you get to see the cubs as they go outside for the first time and explore their habitat. See more interesting and educational Smithsonian Videos on their youtube channel.

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Meerkats

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Here is a fun and educational video brought to us by the San Diego Zoo. Did you know that meerkats have an excellent sense of smell and sleep underground. There are lots of cool videos at the SDZoo channel on youtube, so check them out!

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Baby Gorilla Nayembi

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After Nayembi was injured, she received excellent care from the staff at Lincoln Park Zoo. She will soon be reunited with her troop where she can continue to explore the world, with the help of her super pink tongue, and learn how to be an ape. To see more neat videos from Lincoln Park Zoo, […]

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Time Lapse Dandelion

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Watch this cool video of the making of nature’s greatest toy. A dandelion was filmed over the course of a month and then sped up so we can see the awesome footage.

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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Ocean Currents

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Bill Nye takes a moment to teach us about ocean currents and the salt water that makes them possible. This short video includes a neat experiment that shows what he is talking about and a joke or two that will make you smile. Learning is fun.

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