Pufferfish ‘crop circles’ – Life Story: Episode 5 preview – BBC One

Posted By on August 25, 2019


He can’t rest for more than a moment, but must work 24 hours a day for a week, or the current will destroy his creation. A final tidy-up and his masterpiece is complete.

Posted by Lewis Heart

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  1. This is truly spectacular. Humans tend to understimate animal's habilities, but thanks to these wildlife documentaries, one's able to see how wonderful Earth's other living beings are.

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  2. I think nature programmes like this make paying the licence fee worth while. No other body does nature as well as the BBC

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  3. watch this video wonderful video and enjoyed the beautiful music and wise words from David Attenborough

    This is a perfectionist Japanese puffer fish and he is sadly deaf, but what does matter.
    He was probably a pupil of the master Omar Khayyam!
    Don`t you think so?
    How else can you explain his passion for art and love?

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  4. its a real message that god exist and ther is so many messages …. god is greatest hats the absolut truth …… more we learn about univers we touch that ther is something controling …

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  5. (سَنُرِيهِمْ آيَاتِنَا فِي الْآفَاقِ وَفِي أَنْفُسِهِمْ حَتَّىٰ يَتَبَيَّنَ لَهُمْ أَنَّهُ الْحَقُّ ۗ أَوَلَمْ يَكْفِ بِرَبِّكَ أَنَّهُ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ شَهِيدٌ) فصلت 53

    (53) Soon will We show them our Signs in the (furthest) regions (of the earth), and in their own souls, until it becomes manifest to them that this is the Truth. Is it not enough that thy Lord doth witness all things?

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  6. السمكة التي تكلم عنها الدكتور عدنان إبراهيم في خطبته الأخيرة " وينتحرون ذوقيا" .
    سمكة البخاخ 😍 ترسم على الرمال في قاع البحر لوحة فنية مبهرة .. يرسمها الذكر من أجل إجتذاب الأنثى لتضع سعيدة الحظ بيضها في وسط الرسمة .. يا الله

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  7. وفـــــي كــــــل شـــــيء لـــــه آيـــــة
    تــــــدل علــــــــى أنــــــــه واحـــــــد

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  8. Fish are so much smarter than we give them credit for. If they could make noise there's no way we put hooks through their mouths and drag them out of the water.

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  9. makes me wonder how this all came about…the first puffer fish deciding to create a beautiful art to impress another puffer fish so there is more puffer fishes…

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  10. This was fascinating and got me wondering if animals may be creating "crop circles" in wheat farms etc… but it turns out that that's just stupid humans looking for attention.

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  11. ( إِنَّ فِي خَلْقِ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ وَاخْتِلَافِ اللَّيْلِ وَالنَّهَارِ وَالْفُلْكِ الَّتِي تَجْرِي فِي الْبَحْرِ بِمَا يَنفَعُ النَّاسَ وَمَا أَنزَلَ اللَّهُ مِنَ السَّمَاءِ مِن مَّاءٍ فَأَحْيَا بِهِ الْأَرْضَ بَعْدَ مَوْتِهَا وَبَثَّ فِيهَا مِن كُلِّ دَابَّةٍ وَتَصْرِيفِ الرِّيَاحِ وَالسَّحَابِ الْمُسَخَّرِ بَيْنَ السَّمَاءِ وَالْأَرْضِ لَآيَاتٍ لِّقَوْمٍ يَعْقِلُونَ)

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  12. muy bonito ya sabia yo que los pececitos no estan solo para comerselos esa inteligencia suya es increiblemente bella

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  13. wow.amazing.breath-taking. dnt hav adjectives to praise this creation. God you hav limitless powers.All praises to You

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  14. If fish can make crop circles then there's no reason to say that every other crop circle was made by aliens. Take off your tin foil hats already.

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  15. Excellent – really wonderful in the true sense of the word. Who the hell downvoted this anyway? 74 of you? Sheesh.

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  16. God exist bcoz cmon guys look at this beauty. you can't ignore the fact that goldfish only have 6 seconds of memory and he still managed to do that. omg. God exists and he will get me laid.

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  17. So crop circles are sexual advances made by men to breed babies fishy men and cat fish women guess what no

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  18. Это они делают сигнальные площадки для приземления летающих тарелок. Когда летающая тарелка приземляется на такой круг, самка рыбы откладывает в неё икру, а когда крошки-рыбки вылупляются из икринок, они питаются пришельцами.

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  19. This fish is one of the species that is known to have tetrodotoxin – a sodium channel blocker. So the first observation that is fascinating is the modified tetrahedron structure of the pattern that the fish makes in the sand. But then I looked at a couple things in detail. The exterior circumference of this pattern is divided into 24 equal 15 degree with each internal circumference proportionally lessened by a function of the relative height of the structure (as roughly measured by me using a compass on the screen). Given the tetrahedral structure of water and the function of sediment on acoustic propagation in water, I would suggest that this "visual art" that we "see" is actually designed to be "heard" by a mate. Given that these fish have remarkable lateral vibratory sensations, I bet that this fish is making MUSIC!

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  20. I feel like I've seen one of these when I went to a beach not too long ago. It was much smaller but it definitely had a similar pattern

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  21. This makes me wonder why does Mr Attenborough continue to eat fish if he has obsererved them and seen their beauty.
    They don't just feel pain but some can even make impresive art,so I don't understand what other proof of sentiens does a person need to stop exploit them for a palate pleasure.

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