Every parent wants to ensure their offspring are safe, but certain birds have taken this desire for safety to a whole new level. Read on to see how some birds have taken to literally living with predators as a way to protect their young.
It was a team effort by Phoenix's Core Institute and Midwestern University professor Justin Georgi to design a replacement rubber tail for Mr. Stubbs, an alligator whose appendage was bitten off by a larger gator.
Alligators were once the undisputed reptile kings of the Everglades. But who would win a battle now -- alligator or python? It all depends on which one is bigger. "Invasion of the Giant Pythons" premieres Sunday, February 21, 2010 on PBS.
According to legend, Spanish explorers believed that a fountain of eternal youth existed somewhere in the place we know today as Florida. In a poetic way, they were right. Beneath Florida lies the world's largest known system of springs. These springs shelter strange life forms and dot the land above it with outlets of water that once was as pure as any found on this planet.