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August 7, 2017

 

A total solar eclipse with visible corona

What Is A Solar Eclipse?

There are four different types of solar eclipses.

July 28, 2017

 

A woman looking into a sea lion's mouth

Wild Science: The California Sea Lion

Wild Science headed to the Indianapolis Zoo to learn more about California Sea Lions.

January 25, 2017

 

Close-up shot of an orangutan

Wild Science: Orangutans

Wild Science visits the Indianapolis Zoo, where staff explain the intelligence and behavior of orangutans, and how their species is being threatened by humans.

November 30, 2016

 

A fish looking directly at the camera. The fish's eyes are bright blue.

That Fish Recognizes Your Face

It's not just humans, sheep, dogs, and horses that can recognize faces.

July 25, 2016

 

rattlesnake on log

Wild Science: Timber Rattlesnakes

Rattlesnakes are an important component of our ecosystem, but are also potentially dangerous to humans.

May 14, 2016

 

woman with headphones

Have Podcast, Will Travel

Audio storytelling has a unique power of transport unmatched by other media.

March 2, 2016

 

possum

Wild Science: Opossums

They may look gross and scary, but that's just them playing "opossum." We visit Wildcare Inc., to find out more about the "garbage collector of the forest."

December 15, 2015

 

American Columbo

American Columbo

The American Columbo plant doesn't flower until close to its 30th birthday, and then it promptly gives up the ghost.

October 23, 2015

 

A Home Where the Buffalo Roam

New grassland conservancies are giving a home for the bison to roam, as they once did before going nearly extinct during the 19th century.

September 22, 2015

 

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Wild Science: Poison Ivy

Poison ivy can quickly turn your relaxing nature hike into a painfully itchy affair! Learn more about this toxic plant and how to steer clear of its path.

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