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Jungle Animal Hospital

Orphaned Spider Monkey Nursed Back to Health

At the ARCAS wildlife rescue center in Guatemala, an orphaned spider monkey is settling in well. She’s just starting to feed from a bottle and has been given a teddy bear to hug as a sort of surrogate mother.

Nature’s Perfect Partners

‘Perfect Partners’ Infocards

Many creatures have opted to form alliances rather than go it alone. These animated infocards reveal some of nature’s more unusual collaborations. Please help us spread the word by sharing them to your social media accounts. Designers: Karen Brazell & Kyle Sweet Producer: Eric R. Olson

Jungle Animal Hospital

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Deep in the Guatemalan jungle, there’s an organization whose staff works around the clock to try to save and care for injured, orphaned and endangered animals brought to its facility from all over the country. This rescue center, known as ARCAS, is at full capacity with over seven hundred boarders of all shapes and sizes, […]

Nature’s Perfect Partners

Roving Gang of Sea Snakes and Fish Terrorize Reef

Lethal sea kraits (snakes) are too slow to catch fish in a straight chase. Fortunately, they have partners in crime – shoals of yellow goatfish and trevally who seek similar prey. The big fish scare the prey into the cracks where the sea snakes can catch them.

Nature’s Perfect Partners

How Do Hippos Get Clean?

When it comes to skin care, hippos need a little help. Unable to pick up a stick and scratch their own backs, they’ve gone into partnership with a fish called the barbell. Barbells nibble away all the ticks and parasites and on a hippo’s skin. Their service even includes dental hygiene.

Nature’s Perfect Partners

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It won’t come as any surprise that survival is the number one goal in the animal kingdom. But to ensure success on a continual basis, many creatures have opted to form alliances rather than go it alone. There are all kinds of partnerships to fulfill different needs, but as this film explains, these relationships are […]