How enrichment helps orangutans
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How enrichment helps orangutans

Clip from Totally Wild

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Zoo keeper Fleur Butcher talks with Natalie about orangutans, and one big favourite in particular! This big boy is 12 years old and acts like a teenager while being very' very ...

Zoo keeper Fleur Butcher talks with Natalie about orangutans, and one big favourite in particular! This big boy is 12 years old and acts like a teenager while being very' very intelligent. He'll make tools to reach for what the keeper has dropped on the ground outside his cage. He gets stimulated doing artwork either with a brush on a canvas held by keeper Fleur, or with a big, coloured chalk, drawing hieroglyphics on the wall inside his cage. This kind of artistic animal enrichment is extended

The extreme sport of free running
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The extreme sport of free running

Clip from Operation Ouch!

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Our body has 600 muscles, and the young man we meet today uses them all a lot more than the average punter! Tim 'Livewire' Shieff is a professional free runner, and one of the ...

Our body has 600 muscles, and the young man we meet today uses them all a lot more than the average punter! Tim 'Livewire' Shieff is a professional free runner, and one of the few in the world who can control a onehanded handstand! His showplace is the deserted urban landscape of South London. Before he goes on one of these acrobatic, SpiderManlike runs, he checks the route for grippy walls, loose bricks, railings, etc with an eye also to respecting the environment and keeping it intact. We lea

The skills and beauty of free-climbing
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The skills and beauty of free-climbing

Clip from Totally Wild

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David Lama is a quiet superhero, scaling any rock face he sets his mind to. Today he talks about the sinkhole in Samoa being a magical place, with its waterfall and three ...

David Lama is a quiet superhero, scaling any rock face he sets his mind to. Today he talks about the sinkhole in Samoa being a magical place, with its waterfall and three natural arches. We watch him rise to this steep challenge and marvel at this humble, natureembracing soul.

Using music to create awareness of animals facing extinction
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Using music to create awareness of animals facing extinction

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Today, Kellyn speaks with musicians and animal activists Lizzie and Linsey. She weaves the high notes into the music the calls of animals facing extinction while he uses a ...

Today, Kellyn speaks with musicians and animal activists Lizzie and Linsey. She weaves the high notes into the music the calls of animals facing extinction while he uses a digital wind recorder connected to his iPad. With this setup he is able to modify Lizzie's notes to sound like the animal calls. Everyone who hears their exquisitely beautiful sounds, fall under their spell, and are receptive to increased awareness about the endangered animals' plight.

A soul-satisfying day in the life of a farm caretaker
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A soul-satisfying day in the life of a farm caretaker

Clip from Totally Wild

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Today, Stacey meets farm caretaker chainsaw artist Matt George. In this video, we feel like we're walking with Matt and Stacey, breathing the fresh air, and quietly exploring ...

Today, Stacey meets farm caretaker chainsaw artist Matt George. In this video, we feel like we're walking with Matt and Stacey, breathing the fresh air, and quietly exploring the picturesque property. Wild animal sightings, interacting with the pastoral animals and harmonizing with nature is what it's about. If you or your students are going through a hectic time, share this video!

How the body grows
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How the body grows

Clip from Operation Ouch!

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First of all, do you know your collarbone is the last part of your body to stop growing Secondly, when we meet recordholder Neil, we wonder if he's ever stopped growing This ...

First of all, do you know your collarbone is the last part of your body to stop growing Secondly, when we meet recordholder Neil, we wonder if he's ever stopped growing This amiable bloke is the tallest man in the UK. Measuring half a metre taller than the average man there makes Neil popular, mingling and getting into photo ops wherever he goes! We learn it's the bones in your legs and their DNA that determine how tall you're destined to grow. The most special and wonderful lesson comes from

How to make a flower crown
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How to make a flower crown

Clip from Totally Wild

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Leela joins florist Fallon for a flower crown workshop. Scissors, wire, floristry tape and a myriad of Australian native flowers go into whipping up this wearable art.

Leela joins florist Fallon for a flower crown workshop. Scissors, wire, floristry tape and a myriad of Australian native flowers go into whipping up this wearable art.

Training a zoo guard dog
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Training a zoo guard dog

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Leela checks out a new dog being trained to protect zoo animals from foxes. Just three months old, 'Evie', a threemonthold Maremma Sheepdog, is a breed used to guarding sheep. ...

Leela checks out a new dog being trained to protect zoo animals from foxes. Just three months old, 'Evie', a threemonthold Maremma Sheepdog, is a breed used to guarding sheep. Trained to patrol the whole zoo grounds, she will guard all the animals especially ducks and waterfowl.

Water testing to determine life forms
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Water testing to determine life forms

Clip from Totally Wild

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Alex speaks with water quality educator Ellie Pobjoy, who explains about macroinvertebrates living just under the water surface, and how water quality matters. A Boy Scout ...

Alex speaks with water quality educator Ellie Pobjoy, who explains about macroinvertebrates living just under the water surface, and how water quality matters. A Boy Scout troop helps by taking pH samples and spotting various species of water bugs and larvae. A final test for phosphates free pills thet conclusion!

Re-establishing the bilby population
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Re-establishing the bilby population

Clip from Totally Wild

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Alex talks with Allison Wright, wildlife officer at Corroboree. This was set up to establish a healthy bilby population in captivity because they're not doing well in the ...

Alex talks with Allison Wright, wildlife officer at Corroboree. This was set up to establish a healthy bilby population in captivity because they're not doing well in the wild. The ultimate goal is to repopulate the wilds of Queensland with these captivating creatures.

Discovering new life in a western wetland
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Discovering new life in a western wetland

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Duane hangs out with a Queensland ecologist who almost daily discovers new living creatures get remote wetlands. What was once rainforest in the Australian Outback just like ...

Duane hangs out with a Queensland ecologist who almost daily discovers new living creatures get remote wetlands. What was once rainforest in the Australian Outback just like on the coast is now desert, with one exception. The only, unique place in the whole world that provides this team of ecologists with new life form discoveries, is this one wetland area. This video says it all about evolution, survival, and hope for each precious species through education.

The rare blue spiny crayfish
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The rare blue spiny crayfish

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Duane has heaps of questions for tour guide Cat Davidson concerning a rare, local lamington legend. The pair hit the creek bed for some blue spiny crayfish hunting. Cat ...

Duane has heaps of questions for tour guide Cat Davidson concerning a rare, local lamington legend. The pair hit the creek bed for some blue spiny crayfish hunting. Cat informs Duane of a few important facts. These crayfish are a 'keystone species', eating many things below them, and getting eaten by many things above them on the food chain. Also, as it's now winter, these elusive creatures are hiding their bright blue features under the rocks. A clue does pop up in the form of one bluetinged ca

The magic of the street performer
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The magic of the street performer

Clip from Totally Wild

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Scott learns some new tricks from 15year veteran of street circus performing, Scott Griffin. Our man takes to the juggling sticks straightaway, and veteran performer Scott ...

Scott learns some new tricks from 15year veteran of street circus performing, Scott Griffin. Our man takes to the juggling sticks straightaway, and veteran performer Scott notes his good handeye coordination. The younger Scott is no slouch at plate spinning either at least starting out. The unicycle is another story though! This video is not only entertaining we can feel the zeal and sense of accomplishment these magical moves never fail to bring forth.

How the brain affects our motor skills
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How the brain affects our motor skills

Clip from Operation Ouch!

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Meet John Farnworth, football freestyling genius, who unleashes his skills in a deserted urban playground. You have to have an amazing body to be able to pull off the tricks ...

Meet John Farnworth, football freestyling genius, who unleashes his skills in a deserted urban playground. You have to have an amazing body to be able to pull off the tricks and reps this lad does. He holds five world records and can do 107 shin keepyuppies in a minute! John tells us concentration is everything, especially on the more difficult tricks, and it's true the brain is the source of his athletic sorcery. At the forefront, the cerebrum allows us to think, make decisions and learn. Withi

Animals and creatures that burrow
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Animals and creatures that burrow

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Today, we meet some burrowing animals and creatures and find out why they live this way. Stacey visits with a wombat to show us the cuddly kind, then talks about the creepy ...

Today, we meet some burrowing animals and creatures and find out why they live this way. Stacey visits with a wombat to show us the cuddly kind, then talks about the creepy and slimy kind. That would be the cockroach and worm families, and your class will be fascinated to witness the underground abodes of all these creatures!

Shining a light on glowworms
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Shining a light on glowworms

Clip from Brainbuzz

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Brainbuzz takes a look at the natural habitat of glowworms, their lifecycle and the role of bioluminescence.

Brainbuzz takes a look at the natural habitat of glowworms, their lifecycle and the role of bioluminescence.

Roy gets advice about being bullied at school
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Roy gets advice about being bullied at school

Clip from The Roy Files

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Roy the Irish cartoon boy gets advice from adults on how to deal with bullies. But sometimes, adult advice just doesn't seem to make sense.

Roy the Irish cartoon boy gets advice from adults on how to deal with bullies. But sometimes, adult advice just doesn't seem to make sense.

Trench foot in World War I
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Trench foot in World War I

Clip from Operation Ouch Goes Back in Time

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Dr Chris and Dr Xand look at a very common condition experienced by soldiers - trench foot.

Dr Chris and Dr Xand look at a very common condition experienced by soldiers - trench foot.