Quirks and Quarks | Oct 6, 2012 | 10:08

Hooked On Fish

The male of a new species of Mosquitofish is found to have genitalia equipped with 4 hooks.

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Quirks and Quarks - Big Toothy Platypus - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 2Nov 9, 2013 | 8:45Quirks and Quarks Big Toothy Platypus - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Big Toothy Platypus - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 2 Nov 9, 2013 | 8:45A fossil suggests the platypus was once much bigger, and had teeth.
Quirks and Quarks - The Chelyabinsk Meteor - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 1Nov 9, 2013 | 13:49Quirks and Quarks The Chelyabinsk Meteor - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks The Chelyabinsk Meteor - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 1 Nov 9, 2013 | 13:49It may become more likely for Earth to be struck by meteors like the one that landed in Russia in February.
Quirks and Quarks - The Chelyabinsk Meteor - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 1Nov 9, 2013 | 13:49Quirks and Quarks The Chelyabinsk Meteor - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks The Chelyabinsk Meteor - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 1 Nov 9, 2013 | 13:49Earth may be more likely to be struck by meteors like the one that landed in Russia in February.
Quirks and Quarks - A Case For Climate Engineering - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 4Nov 9, 2013 | 15:29Quirks and Quarks A Case For Climate Engineering - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks A Case For Climate Engineering - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 4 Nov 9, 2013 | 15:29Climate altering pollution could be used to offset current global warming greenhouse gas.
Quirks and Quarks - Big Toothy Platypus - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 2Nov 9, 2013 | 8:45Quirks and Quarks Big Toothy Platypus - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Big Toothy Platypus - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 2 Nov 9, 2013 | 8:45A platypus tooth fossil suggests a new species of the mammal was much bigger than today's.
Quirks and Quarks - Reindeer Eyes Change Colour - 2013/11/09  - Pt. 3Nov 9, 2013 | 8:48Quirks and Quarks Reindeer Eyes Change Colour - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 3 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Reindeer Eyes Change Colour - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 3 Nov 9, 2013 | 8:48Reindeer eye colour changes from gold in Summer to blue in Winter to help with living in darkness.
Quirks and Quarks - Quirks Question Period:  Horse's Mouth - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 5Nov 9, 2013 | 5:54Quirks and Quarks Quirks Question Period: Horse's Mouth - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Quirks Question Period: Horse's Mouth - 2013/11/09 - Pt. 5 Nov 9, 2013 | 5:54Horse's have taste buds that can distinguish sour tastes for example.
Quirks and Quarks - How Do You Feel? - 2013/11/02 - Pt. 4Nov 2, 2013 | 9:15Quirks and Quarks How Do You Feel? - 2013/11/02 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks How Do You Feel? - 2013/11/02 - Pt. 4 Nov 2, 2013 | 9:15Our sense of touch is more complex that me may have thought.
Quirks and Quarks - Cuckoo Finch Tricks - 2013/11/02 - Pt. 3Nov 2, 2013 | 8:49Quirks and Quarks Cuckoo Finch Tricks - 2013/11/02 - Pt. 3 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Cuckoo Finch Tricks - 2013/11/02 - Pt. 3 Nov 2, 2013 | 8:49The eggs of the cuckoo finch are tricked into being cared for by the prinia bird.
Quirks and Quarks - Bee Extinction - 2013/11/02 - Pt. 2Nov 2, 2013 | 8:11Quirks and Quarks Bee Extinction - 2013/11/02 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Bee Extinction - 2013/11/02 - Pt. 2 Nov 2, 2013 | 8:11Many species of bee went extinct along with the dinosaurs, but about 10 percent survived to re-establish themselves.
Quirks and Quarks - Chris Hadfield:  Down To Earth - 2013/11/02 - Pt. 1Nov 2, 2013 | 27:34Quirks and Quarks Chris Hadfield: Down To Earth - 2013/11/02 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Chris Hadfield: Down To Earth - 2013/11/02 - Pt. 1 Nov 2, 2013 | 27:34Canadian Chris Hadfield shares stories from his autobiography 'An Astronaut's Guide To Life On Earth'.
Quirks and Quarks - Boreal Forest's Future on Fire - 2013/10/26 - Pt. 5Oct 26, 2013 | 8:11Quirks and Quarks Boreal Forest's Future on Fire - 2013/10/26 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Boreal Forest's Future on Fire - 2013/10/26 - Pt. 5 Oct 26, 2013 | 8:11Fire adapted trees can't regenerate fast enough as forest fires increase.
Quirks and Quarks - A 200-day Non-stop Flight - 2013/10/26 - Pt. 6Oct 26, 2013 | 8:41Quirks and Quarks A 200-day Non-stop Flight - 2013/10/26 - Pt. 6 Audio
Quirks and Quarks A 200-day Non-stop Flight - 2013/10/26 - Pt. 6 Oct 26, 2013 | 8:41The Alpine Swift stay airborne for 200 days non-stop.
Quirks and Quarks - Clearing Space With Electricity - 2013/10/26 - Pt. 4Oct 26, 2013 | 9:43Quirks and Quarks Clearing Space With Electricity - 2013/10/26 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Clearing Space With Electricity - 2013/10/26 - Pt. 4 Oct 26, 2013 | 9:43A space-tug could capture drifting space junk.
Quirks and Quarks - Money Grows On Trees - 2013/10/26 - Pt. 3Oct 26, 2013 | 8:03Quirks and Quarks Money Grows On Trees - 2013/10/26 - Pt. 3 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Money Grows On Trees - 2013/10/26 - Pt. 3 Oct 26, 2013 | 8:03Gold particles from underground deposits make their way through roots to the leaves of the eucalyptus tree in Australia.

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