KidzTube
Welcome
Login / Register

Solving the Mystery of the Ghost Orchid | Seeker Indie

Thanks! Share it with your friends!

URL

You disliked this video. Thanks for the feedback!

Sorry, only registred users can create playlists.
URL


Channel: Seeker
Categories: Archeology / Paleontology   |   Biology   |   Science  
 Find Related Videos  added
22 Views

Description

Since Charles Darwin, biologists have been transfixed by the evolutionary link between pollinating insects and orchids. Now a group of intrepid conservation photographers ventured into Florida's Corkscrew Swamp to try and photograph the interaction between pollinator and orchid.
Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker
Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com

What does it take to film something thats never been filmed before? And what if that something is high up in a tree, in the middle of a wild swamp, in one of the most unexplored places in North America?

Well, this short documentary we're about to show you is about a team doing just that, filming something that has only ever been theorized; the pollination of the ghost orchid. And yes, this may not seem that exciting, but this mystery has become an obsession. Now, is it worth getting rained on while trudging through alligator and snake infested water? For these guys, I guess that answer is yes.

This is an amazing, interesting and inspirational piece. You'll probably be left wondering how they pulled it all off. Which is great, because we actually have a Q&A with the filmmakers after the credits, so make sure you stick around.

#ghostorchid #documentary #seekerindie #seeker #nature #conservation


Follow for More:
Jackson Wild
https://www.jacksonwild.org/
Instagram: jacksonwild.org/instagram
Twitter: https://twitter.com/JacksonWild?s=20

The Crew:
Grizzly Creek Films - @grizzlycreekfilms
(Director) Eric Bendick - @bendicci
(Photographer) Mac Stone - @macstonephoto
(Photographer) Carlton Ward Jr. - @carltonward
(Tropical Ecologist) Peter Houlihan - @peter_houlihan

____________________

Seeker empowers the curious to understand the science shaping our world. We tell award-winning stories about the natural forces and groundbreaking innovations that impact our lives, our planet, and our universe.

Visit the Seeker website https://www.seeker.com/videos

Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel

Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker

Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/

Seeker http://www.seeker.com/

Post your comment

Comments

Be the first to comment









RSS