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All Posts Tagged With: "horseshoe crabs"

Crash: A Tale of Two Species: Interview with Larry Niles (March 2011)

Dr. Larry Niles on the state of the red knot and what we can do to help.

Mar 17th, 2011 | Comments

Crash: A Tale of Two Species: Video: Blue Blood at $15,000 a Quart

The horseshoe crab's unique blood has powerful properties valued by the biomedical industry.

Mar 17th, 2011 | Comments

Crash: A Tale of Two Species: Video: Behind-the-Scenes Podcast

In this behind-the-scenes podcast, filmmaker Allison Argo discusses the importance of protecting small species.

Mar 14th, 2011 | Comments

Crash: A Tale of Two Species: Horseshoe Crab Anatomy

The horseshoe crab has been on Earth for 350 million years. An ancient and complex anatomy hides within its domed shell. From its 10 eyes to its tube-like heart, the horseshoe crab's unique physique may surprise you.

Mar 13th, 2011 | Comments

Crash: A Tale of Two Species: Introduction

The red knot makes one of the longest migrations of any animal. To accomplish this feat, it relies on the eggs of the horseshoe crab. Without these eggs, the red knot is in danger.

Feb 23rd, 2011 | Comments

Crash: A Tale of Two Species: Video: Full Episode

The horseshoe crab's annual spawning produces millions of eggs that are the lifeline for a tiny bird called the red knot. Watch the full episode now.

May 17th, 2010 | Comments

Video-Enhanced Lesson

Endangered Relationships: Lesson Overview

This video-enhanced lesson uses clips from the NATURE film "Crash: A Tale of Two Species" to explore the interrelationship between the horseshoe crab and a small migratory bird called the red knot. (Grades 5-8)

May 7th, 2009 | Comments

Endangered Relationships: Video Segments: CRASH

These video clips from the NATURE episode, "Crash: A Tale of Two Species" explore the interrelationship between the red knot and the horseshoe crab.

May 1st, 2009 | Comments
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