The Axolotl Salamander Doesn’t Wanna Grow Up | Deep Look

From Deep Look. Native to the lakes of Mexico City, the axolotl stays in the water its whole life, swimming with a tail fin and breathing through frilly external gills. It’s nearly extinct in the wild, but survives in research labs the world over, studied for its amazing regenerative abilities. With our help, can these…

Behind the Scenes with Deep Look: Axolotls

From Deep Look. Our @Deep Look producer Mike Seely and cinematographer / lead producer Josh Cassidy recently headed down to the University of California, Santa Cruz to film an upcoming episode about axolotls! Regina Spranger, a UC Santa Cruz Ph.D. student, brought in two adult axolotls to feature in the episode. 🎥🦎 #shorts

The Pipevine Caterpillar Thrives in a Toxic Love Triangle | Deep Look

From Deep Look. The devilish caterpillars of the pipevine swallowtail butterfly *devour* the California pipevine, never mind that the plant is trying to poison them. Their butterfly moms don’t pollinate the pipevine in return, though. So, the vine traps unlucky gnats in its labyrinthine flowers to do the job. Please join our community on Patreon!…