Meet the "Snot Otter," North America's Biggest Salamander

If you've splashed around in the creeks of Appalachia, you may have been close to the largest salamander in North America, the Eastern hellbender, but you probably wouldn't have known it. Learn about this magnificent critter in a short documentary produced by Freshwaters Illustrated and the US Forest Service. » 10/24/14 6:09pm 10/24/14 6:09pm

Annoyed by Fake Shark Documentaries? Here's A Double Helping Of Reality

Well, Shark Week has done it again. "Shark of Darkness: Wrath of Submarine," about a mythical 30-foot great white prowling South African waters, is another fake documentary. As an antidote, each day this week we'll be sharing videos about sharks that contain actual facts. » 8/11/14 5:30pm 8/11/14 5:30pm

Strap A Go-Pro Onto A Polar Bear And Get The Most Amazing Footage Ever

Filmmaker Adam Ravetch of Arctic Bear Productions likes telling visual stories about polar wildlife. By strapping a Go-Pro camera onto one of a group of four polar bears, he managed to capture some of the most jaw-droppingly beautiful footage of these creatures I've ever seen. » 6/24/14 3:07pm 6/24/14 3:07pm

Oh, Good. Now People Are Going to Want Attack Lizards

Okay, so technically, Dave Durham's just trained his pets to respond to voice commands. But it's a short leap from there to giving them the other skills we've given to dogs. Seriously, how quickly would you keel over from fright if a man pointed at you and a bunch of giant iguanas ran your way? [via Tastefully… » 6/13/14 2:00am 6/13/14 2:00am