Animal Science

Animal Science

2 Seasons

Explore the world of amazing animal behavior on Xploration Animal Science.

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Animal Science
  • S1 Ep 2 - Predators

    Episode 1

    In this episode, we examine some of the world’s most fearsome predators. Find out why Owls are the only birds that can fly without making any sound. And how the Leopard uses its amazing night vision to catch its prey.

  • S1 Ep 3 - Life in the Arctic

    Episode 2

    In this episode, we’ll feature animals that live in the freezing arctic. Learn how the Polar Bear has developed special adaptations that help it survive in the most unforgiving climate imaginable. And why the Wolverine is able to hunt so efficiently in the snow.

  • S1 Ep 4 - Dogs

    Episode 3

    In this episode, we examine the science behind man’s best friend – the dog. Find out what makes a greyhound so fast. See how a bloodhound’s nose really works, and the reason that border collies are so intelligent is revealed.

  • S1 Ep 5 - Primates

    Episode 4

    In this episode we meet human’s closest relatives – primates. See what makes a chimpanzee one of the most intelligent primates. Find out why the spider monkey is such an amazing climber and feel the power of the howler monkey’s howl.

  • S1 Ep 6 - Animal Defenses

    Episode 5

    In this episode we’ll find out how sharks use electro-sensors to detect their prey. Also, discover the skunk’s stinky defense mechanism. And domestic versus wild – see how the striped zebra matches up against its cousin the horse.

  • S1 Ep 7 - Animal Survival

    Episode 6

    In this episode we’ll see the amazing strength of the leaf cutter ant. Find out how fast can a pronghorn really run, and how the desert camel is able to survive in such extreme conditions.

  • S1 Ep 8 - Animals of Africa

    Episode 7

    In this episode we meet the animals of Africa. We’ll see how the zebra able to use its stripes as camouflage against its colorblind nemesis. Explore the engineering of a giraffes neck, and feel the power of a hyena jaws.

  • S1 Ep 9 - Lifecycles

    Episode 8

    In this episode we’ll examine the life cycle of a butterfly and delve into the mechanics of how a bird is able to take flight. Plus, the mystery of how a Venus Flytrap catches its prey is revealed.

  • S1 Ep 10 - Incredible Animals

    Episode 9

    In this episode, we find out how the Jaguar’s spots create a disruptive pattern that makes them harder for prey to see. We’ll also learn how a bee sting really works, and how a salmon is able to migrate thousands of miles to spawn.

  • S1 Ep 11 - Cats

    Episode 10

    In this episode, we examine the science of the cat. We’ll learn about the evolution of cats throughout the world, featuring the Saber-tooth Tiger. Find out how cat senses stack up against other animals. And take a pop quiz that reveals some incredible feline facts.

  • S1 Ep 12 - Australian Animals

    Episode 11

    In this episode we travel to the land down under - Australia. Learn the science behind the one of the world’s largest natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef. See the ferocity of the Tasmanian devil, and meet the cute and cuddly Koala Bear.

  • S1 Ep 13 - Farm Animals

    Episode 12

    In this episode we go down on the farm to explore the science of the cow’s 4-chambered stomach. Learn about the mysterious muscle disorder that makes certain types of goats faint. Plus, find out what horsepower really is.