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A tree-hugging tiger is the Wildlife Photo of the Year 2020

Last month, Wildlife Photographer of the Year shared with us some of this year’s highly commended images. The winners have now been announced, and like every year – the contest didn’t disappoint. Wildlife Photographer of the Year is a prestigious contest organized by London’s Natural History Museum. It’s now in its 56th year, and it […]

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The “Amplified Fence” makes birds landing on a wire sound like something from an alien sci-fi

For those of us who shoot video, we know what an important element audio is to the overall production. Often we’ll set up elaborate recording setups with shotgun mics all pointed at our subject or we’ll record sounds to add later in post to really sell an effect. But what musician Graeme Leak has done […]

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Underwater Camera Reveals the Weird Way Flamingos Eat

You may have seen flamingos stick their heads into water to feed before, but have you ever seen what it looks like from under the surface? The San Diego Zoo set up an underwater camera that captures the fascinating way the long-legged birds eat.

“These pretty in pink birds feed by sucking in water and mud at the front of their bills, then pumping it out at the sides,” the San Diego Zoo writes in the video’s description. “Briny plates called lamellae act like tiny filters, trapping shrimp and other small water creatures for the flamingos to eat. Everybirdy loves seafood!”

The 2.5-minute video above shows just how efficient flamingos are at “vacuuming up” their food.

(via San Diego Zoo via Laughing Squid)