1. Mosquito larvae


    from Jennifer Jilks / Added

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    I think it will be a bad year for mosquitoes. There aren't any tadpoles in the frog pond, as it totally dried up last year. I gathered up a few in a light-coloured pot, to better photograph them! This was my grandmother's pot, methinks.

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    • Busy Bees in March


      from Jon Milgate / Added

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      Another short film of the bees flying on a very warm March day. Returning foragers are bringing pollen, nectar and water back to the hive to feed the Queen bee, who is busy laying eggs, and the larvae. The eggs the Queen is laying will be worker bees in 21 days time and at this time of year the colony population is expanding rapidly.

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      • Acorn Weevil


        from National Geographic / Added

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        This short discusses the acorn weevil. It explains how this insect lays its eggs in acorns, where they stay until they hatch. It also talks about the dangers the larvae face as they begin their journey.

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        • Eating Crickets at True North


          from David Smith / Added

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          Eric also brought crickets. Let the good times roll.

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          • Baby Mosquitoes


            from Peter Halasz / Added

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            Two mosquito larva. Their names are Alma and Alma. Shot with Nikon D7000 + Nikon 105mm f/2.8G VR Micro-Nikkor Lens. Music: Hawksley Workman - Baby Mosquito

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            • Bay 101: Oysters


              from Chesapeake Bay Program / Added

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              Oysters are one of the most recognizable species in the Chesapeake Bay, and one of the most important to the health of its ecosystem. Don “Mutt” Meritt from the University of Maryland explains the environmental role that oysters play and describes what scientists are doing to restore the iconic bivalve. Learn more about blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay Program’s online Field Guide: http://www.chesapeakebay.net/fieldguide/critter/eastern_oyster Produced by Steve Droter Stock Footage: University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Horn Point Oyster Hatchery Music: "A Moment of Jazz" by Ancelin

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              • South Branch Sampler 1/25/12


                from Tightline Productions / Added

                Aquatic insects sampled from the South Branch of the Raritan River near Califon, NJ. Thanks to Matt Grobert, www.caddischronicles.com, for the identification. They are: Chimarra caddis larva Rhyacophila caddis larva Hendrickson - Ephemerella subvaria Cased caddis - Brachycentrus? Quill Gordon - Epeorus Plueralis Light Hendrickson - Ephemerella invaria Brown stoner Little brown stonefly/Willowfly

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                • Chimarra Caddis Larva


                  from Tightline Productions / Added

                  Detailed instructions for tying a Chimarra Caddis Larva.

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                  • Mosquito larvae, raw video


                    from Juan Alejandro Larronde / Added

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                    Sorry for the quality, but I lost all avchd originals moving to USA. This video comes from a dvd I gave as present to a Pest Control dept in Mar del Plata city, Argentina.

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                    • Sea Urchin Larval Development


                      from Alex Pasquini / Added

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                      How do sympatric closely related species of sea urchins maintain their respective genetic identities? This video shows some of the on-going research on this topic at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's Bocas del Toro Research Station. Video and edited by: Alex Pasquini and Till Deuss Bocas del Toro Research Station Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Panama 2011 Category: Science & Technology

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