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Caption: Giant Anteater, Credit:  (Projeto Tamanduá/www.tamandua.org)
How giant anteaters get enough food into their tiny mouths to survive.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Jun 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Plastic garbage triggers disease in coral reefs.

Bought by WTIP, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Learning about how the human body moves from anatomically accurate humanoid robots.

Bought by WTIP and KENW


  • Added: Dec 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A government laboratory works to maintain supplies of some little-known metals.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Cross-section of a prickly pear cactus, Credit: Susanne Bard
The drought-defying interior of the prickly pear cactus holds a secret to purifying water.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A trickle of data from the New Horizons spacecraft is building into a flood of new findings.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Storks in Europe are forgoing migration to Africa because of the ready availability of human food from landfills.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The body and wings of the dragonfly Pantala flavescens have evolved in a way that lets the insect glide extraordinary distances on weather currents The body and wings of the dragonfly Pantala flavescens have evolved in a way that lets the insect glide ext, Credit: Greg Lasley
One species of dragonfly traverses vast oceans to breed.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The massive methane leak in California’s Aliso canyon highlights the global side effects of the fossil fuel industry on the atmosphere.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KENW, WEZU, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The loud noise of insects causes some birds to delay the onset of their song in the morning.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KENW, WEZU, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: An Ethiopian wolf among a herd of grazing gelada monkeys., Credit: © Jeff Kerby
An unusual relationship has formed between Ethiopian wolves and gelada baboons.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A pied currawoong., Credit: Steve Igic
A tiny Australian bird sets off false alarms to fool predators.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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2014 Science Breakthroughs of the Year: The rise of the pint-sized satellite.

  • Added: Dec 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Goodfellow's tree-kangaroos inhabit the rainforests of New Guinea., Credit: (Liquid Ghoul/Wikipedia)
Tree kangaroos hop up trees instead of swinging through them like monkeys.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sea turtle, Credit: Copyright Caroline Rogers
A global perspective is needed to cut down on the unintentional casualties of commercial fishing.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Elephants respond to Maasai male playback., Credit: courtesy of Graeme Shannon
Elephants can discriminate between human voices that pose a threat to their safety and those that do not.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2014
  • Length: 01:01
Caption: Which robot do you prefer? One that looks like a machine, or one with lifelike features? , Credit: (Left: Phasmatisnox/CC BY-SA 3.0 ; Right Gnsin/CC BY3.0, on Wikipedia)
Different cultures have different expectations and preferences when it comes to robot design.

  • Added: Mar 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: The Tsaobis Baboon Project in Namibia., Credit: Alecia Carter/Tsaobis Baboon Porject, CC-BY
Shy baboons are less likely to put what they learn from watching others to use.

  • Added: Mar 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Grey Seal., Credit: (Mateusz Wlodarczyk/Wikipedia)
Melting sea ice allows marine mammal species that were once isolated to intermingle – and share diseases.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2014
  • Length: 01:00