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Rare Ghost Orchid Has Multiple Pollinators | Short Film Showcase

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Published on : 07 Aug 2019

Deep in remote Florida swamps, a team of researchers and photographers have made a new discovery that upends what we thought we knew about the ghost orchid, one of the world’s most iconic flowers, and how it reproduces.
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Grizzly Creek Films in partnership with bioGraphic capture the discovery in this impressive short.
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These rare, charming orchids were long thought to be pollinated by a single insect: the giant sphinx moth. But now, photographs by Carlton Ward Jr. and Mac Stone show that a couple of moth species other than the giant sphinx visit and carry the ghost orchid’s pollen—and the giant sphinx itself may play a completely different role than previously thought.

Read more in Discovery reveals secrets about how ghost orchids reproduce
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Toys Kids
Toys Kids 19 days ago

This is almost as cool as when a bee flies up to me to take sip from my can of coke.

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Kid Slution
Kid Slution 19 days ago

This is amazing!

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Debbie Doo Kids TV
Debbie Doo Kids TV 19 days ago

Just another informative video from NatGeo.. Your team was amazing!

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Super Simple
Super Simple 19 days ago

Thats what makes science superior to every believesystem. Science at it's own wants to proof everything one does research . It's the embodiment of reality.

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Super Simple
Super Simple 19 days ago

This is Amazing

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FunToys Collector Disney Toys Review

Very brave to upload this on Youtube

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FunToys Collector Disney Toys Review

This was one of the most beautiful, informative videos I have ever watched!! Thank you so much

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Future Kids Balo
Future Kids Balo 19 days ago

Wonderful. Thank you so much

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Ryan ToysReview
Ryan ToysReview 19 days ago

nationally moth day. =D

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KidsTV1235
KidsTV1235 19 days ago

Fascinating!

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Susi kids TV
Susi kids TV 19 days ago

Actually it was long film....!!

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Cutie Kids TV
Cutie Kids TV 19 days ago

Wow!

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Debbie Doo Kids TV
Debbie Doo Kids TV 19 days ago

the patience game is real

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Kids
Kids 19 days ago

Ah I was reading about this a month ago in The Naples daily, Extreame flower absolutely amazing

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Little Angel: Nursery Rhymes & Kids Songs

This orchid is a HOE!

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Erlania e Valentina

So inspiring you guys..thanks

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The Kiboomers
The Kiboomers 19 days ago

...what a great journey..be proud and Thanks for just caring

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El Reino Infantil
El Reino Infantil 19 days ago

Promiscuous flower, that orchid.

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Kids TV - Nursery Rhymes And Baby Songs

*MY FAVORITE FLOWERRRRR*

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MN Toys
MN Toys 19 days ago

I'd love to see a walk through of their gear setup.

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