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    Last To Sink Wins $10,000 – Challenge
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    Last To Sink Wins $10,000 – Challenge

    September 11, 2019


    abcdefgkjdwhder, 1dasssssssss kccsaacsacscs I’ll fortnite dance on ur grave yeet yeet i am a clickbaiter unsubscribe to morgz hes so friggin ugly so y can see my ads In today’s challenge, each contestant will be building their own raft these guys are epicly ugly and when they win, after the they just give the money back to me , let’s start click baiting My name is Bald Martin and I am contestant number 1 I think I’ve got a good chance at winning this challeng Because I’m not heavy, unlike contestant number 2 wHaT? I may be a little heavy because I am, a 1000 lbs all that means though is I’ll just make a stronger wrath And finally That leaves me Contestant number three, I’m smart. I’m creative and I want to stay out of that freezing cold water So I know for sure I’m gonna win this challenge Each contestant will have one hour to build their raft and then will enter the pool with one we will sink click away oh, uh and one last thing. I forgot to mention time Starts now Im off! Okay, guys I’ve just arrived at B&Q in case you don’t know B&Q is a DIY shop And it’s filled with loads of supplies that I know will help me with today’s challenge now I’m not sure where Mum and Martin are but hopefully they won’t have came here because I don’t want them stealing my supplies Team morgz, let’s get in there and let’s start crafting our raft Okay, guys, I’m inside being to you right now. I’m just looking around trying to find some supplies for my raft Hey, excuse me lady stop right there (Gasp) Morgan?! What are you doin’ ‘ere? What am I doing here more like what are you doing here? Are you copying my items again? I am sick of it SERIOUSLY?!? Again? Hey! You! Stop right there! (Gasp) Morgan, Jill what are you doin’ ‘ere? What we doing here what are you doing here? Are you trying to copy us? Wait a sec, you’re copying me? No, Morgan You’re copying me. I think you two are copying me. I’m not copying you or Jill Morgan You’re definitely copying Martin. No Jo, I think Morgan’s copying you Martin Jill. I’m not copying either of you So does that mean that I’m copying Martin? No, Jill I think that means am copying you but does that mean that we’re both copying Morgan? .Both of you just shut up I don’t care who’s copying you I’m off to get my supplies. Yeah, Morgan me too. Martin. Stop copying me No Jill you’re copying me remember? wait, so does that mean that if Martin’s copying Morgan then does that mean that I’m copying Morgan? I CAN’T TAKE THIS ANYMORE! Okay, guys, I’ve been thinking for a few minutes and I think I’ve come up with a plan I found a sheet of wood and I’m gonna craft this into a raft let me explain my sheet of wood has a big surface area so it can be hard to sink and And everyone knows boats are square However, the sheet of wood will not be no I need to get creative and think well, it’s gonna attach to this to make it even harder to sink And also I need to be quick Hi guys. I’ve been looking around this shop and I’ve just come up with that great idea I found these extra large black tools and check this out guys. I can fix inside it. This is really really comfortable So since it’s tub, it’s so big and Hollow inside. I think this is gonna stay a float However, I just use this tube as it is it will tip over and I could fall into the water So I’m gonna keep looking around and see if I can find anything else to add to this tool team bald. I’m feeling confident Okay, guys, I’m just around the entire shop and to be completely honest I haven’t got any ideas of what to build. I need something that I can sit on. There’s gonna keep me a float That’s gonna keep me comfortable and I just can’t think of anything. I literally just need something to sit on like a chair If I get chair and then find something to attach on to it to help keep it afloat Not only will I not sink, but I’ll be comfortable at the same time.Morgz, you’re a genius Now let’s go get a chair Okay, guys, I’ve been looking around and I think I found a perfect thing to add to my board. Check this out guys It’s polystyrene.Polystyrene is very light and it definitely floats So if I cover my board with polystyrene? It’s gonna take me one step closer to building the Unsinkable raft. Oh guys check this out I have just found the perfect thing to add to my top. These massive rolls are over think about it If you attach one of these to each side of the top then it’s going to stop it from tipping over and keep it a float oh ho guys I’m a genius ladies and gentlemen I have just came up with the best idea as you can see over here There’s loads of water tanks. These are used to keep water in But today I’m going to be using them to keep water out If I attach one of these to each side of the chair, then I don’t think I’ll ever sing team morgz I think this challenge is mine right guys I’ve just arrived home with all my items My watch is telling me that I only have 30 minutes left to get my wrap ready So I need to get a move on so guys step number one is attach the polystyrene to the board. I’ve got a glue.I’ve got rope And I’ve got tape.So let’s waste no time and let’s begin crafting the raft Okay, guys, I’ve just arrived with all my supplies now it’s time to get crafty as you can see I’ve got lots and lots of duct tape and I’m going to use this duct tape to attach this bubble wrap To each side of this box, but remember guys the times ticking away so it’s time to get a move on This is going to take a while Okay guys, as you can see I’m back home and I’ve got all of my supplies at the ready Now I only just arrived by and I think I can hear Martin and Mom So that means I need to get a move on. I only have 25 more minutes to build my device So there’s no time to waste. So guys the step number one. We need to add extra Protection to the water tanks as you see this right here is just a lid So I’m gonna add loads of duct tape to make sure it stays sealed Guys my safety raft is complete, but I’ve just got another great idea I’m gonna coat the raft in duct tape to make you that extra bit strong Let’s do this ladies and gentlemen Step one completed as you can see, my floats are now complete. All afternoon now is attach the, To my tub and then I’ll have the ultimate raft However, I’m gonna need some more duct tape. I’ve already used a row Okay, guys the tanks are successfully sealed with duct tape, but now it’s time for the hard part I need to find a way to attach both of these tanks onto each side of the chair and I think There’s only one way to do. It duct tape duct tape an even more duct tape So what are we waiting for guys? Let’s get started Ladies and gentlemen, the raft is Complete and the heart of the raft We have a solid piece of oak wood and therefore the middle layer. We have some extra fleuti Polystyrene and to top it off and to hold it all together. We have extra strong duct tape And looking at my watch, I have 10 minuets to spare, so I’m gonna have some fun and play on my Peppa Pig Space Hopper Wait a minute guys, that gives me an idea These peppa pig space hoppers are really floating and i’ve got battle three of these So why don’t I attach these onto my raft to make it even more flimsy but before we do that one last thing we Right guys with five minutes to spare I’m happy to say that I have completed my wrap and I think there’s only one thing left to do roll the cinematics Guys as you can see My rap is complete. It feels solid Sturdy and I’m confident it will not sink and if you don’t believe me just sit back and watch ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, I am happy to say that my build is officially complete And now I think you guys all know was coming roll the cinematics Guys with one minute to spare. I’m proud to say that my rap is ready And I think that means there’s only one thing left to do roll the cinematic Okay, guys The one-hour preparation time is over and all three of us are here in our completed rats We’ve got Jill in her Whatever you call this thing Morgan it’s called the Peppa Pig Mobile! Of course we’ve got me in my floatie Chair Mobile and then we’ve got Martin in his box It’s not just a box. It’s a floating box. And of course as well as the rafts, we have the pool now before we all enter the pool and see who can survive the longest I Say we go in one by one and see if our devices actually float Morgan. Sounds good to me. Yeah, Morgan I’m so confident. I haven’t even got my bikini. Yeah. Sure. That’s the reason you didn’t wear your bikini. Ah What you mean? Okay guys mom’s device is in the pool and it’s floating But will it be floating once mom gets onto it free? to Go oh My gosh, there’s also put it on suet. Oh my god. Oh my god. Oh my gosh Oh Martin what do you think does this count? I mean technically she’s staying afloat. She isn’t sinking her head is still out of the water you know what Morgan I ellefuc:!?8/( eoncepjxoajxapxj mum suckszxxxxxx Think it counts. However, I don’t think she’d be able to stop him there too long. My legs are getting really really cold You’re right (?) Its freezing! Okay guys it is time for Martin to enter the pool his device is floating, but will it keep floating once he gets in it? Let’s find out. Oh my gosh, where we goes? Goes, oh my gosh. This is it Wait, wait, wait a sec. Oh My gosh Martin you go get inside a little bit It’s working. However, I’ve got to hope that no water gets inside the box. I also I’m going down like the Titanic Well looks like Martin has Officially passed and now I guess that only leaves one more person Morgz it’s your turn. Okay guys as you can tell the device is Floating but now it’s time for the big moment. Will it still be floating when my 200-pound body is sitting on that chair. Let’s find out haaawa hawwa hawwwaaaaaa wawwa hawwwa hawwwaa It’s a little bit slow people, I think it’s like check it out guys. It actually feels pretty solid guys I got a little bit nervous when the last water times started to crack, but I guess it’s holding up pretty well Yeah, Morgan, I guess it;s a pass Don’t think the left water tanks gonna last for much longer So I think Morgan’s gonna be going out first But now everybody is in the pool and it’s time to begin though asked to sing a challenge Guys, I’m not sure how long this is gonna last but hopefully not too long because my feet are already so sexy So he’s my boom Okay, guys we’ve been in the pool now for about an hour and so far my raft is holding up pretty good so far Absolutely, no water’s got inside the tube and I’m staying afloat. Just fine. Honestly, I’m having fun I think I could do this for hours as for Morgan and Joan. Let’s see how they are guys Guys, I am bloomin’ freezining! I can’t feel my legs any more. And as for my bum! I don’t even know if I’ve got ’em anymore! And these stupid Peppa Pig balls have nothing for me I’m staying afloat pretty well, but I don’t how much longer I can last in this freezing cold water guys Mum’s right about the water it is Absolutely freezing Jill said she can’t feel a bum well I can’t feel my feet. Just like mom I’m staying afloat pretty well, but I don’t know how much longer I can last in this freezing cold water Guys it’s been about one and a half hours since we entered the pool and as well has been really really cold I’m starting to get hungry. I just don’t know why I always forget to bring food with me to these challenges I could really use some sweets right now or a chocolate bar chocolate bar Chocolate bar did someone say chocolate bar Morgan? It was me. I’m so hungry Oh, well Jill, it’s your lucky day. Because what I remember to bring with me A chocolate bar! Oh Morgan Thank you so much. I really need it Yeah Mom it’s chocolate crunch. I’m sure you will love it. Oh, thank you so much Morgan. I’m so hungry I really need it. Well Actually thinking about it. I’m pretty hungry as well wait What it’d be a shame if I ate it all myself Morgan, no remember sharing is caring mom. You’re right sharing is caring but not when you’re in a challenge No! nO! Morgan I thought we were friends but not anymore THIS IS WAR okay now that the scene is over Okay, guys I’ve lost track of how long we’ve been in the pool, I’m just so cold I can’t feel any of my bottom half I feel like I’m floating torso So I don’t think my legs are gonna work again after this video they’re frozen the guys I have come up with an idea to warm me up. I don’t think Morgan and Martin are gonna like it. Oh, no guys What the hell is he talking about guys? This does not sound good guys. I need to do something to warm me Oh, I don’t think I’ve got any other choice. If I do nothing. I’m gonna have to forfeit. This is my only hope Im gonna have to wee in the pool! What you better be joking Jill if you wee this pool, I will never go near you again. That is disgusting. And anyway, this is my pool I spent $1000 on it. You can’t just wee in it Too late Oh No, I think I can smell it Oh nOo, Your buying me a new pool after this challenge. That is Unacceptable. Come on guys. It’s only a bit of wee, I do it all the time on holiday Oh, no, not acceptable behavior for 55 year old lady You know what Morgan we need to get back for that Joe Martin. I think that is a great idea GuYS WhAt YoU dOiNg?!? NO! You don’t have to do this! It was an accident! It just slipped out! I dInDn’T mEaN iT I’m your girlfriend! I’m your mom! I’m out of here Guys I’m so cold I’ve been in the pool now for what feels like an eternity and it’s just getting harder and harder as they always go by the Temperature drops more and more and that just makes it even colder for me. Guys. I really wanna forfeit and leave the pool Oh, I can’t do this anymore. Wait No, I’m not gonna forfeit. I’m Morgz! I’m the challenge King There is no way I am giving up even if that means becoming a human Iceblock. Morgan I know you’ve got a heart of steel and you never give up this time you have to there’s no way that you can last longer than me, especially with my masterpiece Morgan I came here for days weeks months Years, you might as well give up bro before you end up pissing yourself even more You know what Martin? You’re I I caught last as long as you but if you’re really so confident that your raft is Unsinkable and it really is a masterpiece and why don’t we settle this like real men? let us have a battleship 1v1 I’m the last man standing wins the $10,000. HmMmm. You know what Morgan? You’re on if you wanna battle you’ve got a battle and there’s no way you are sinking my ship Morgan are you ready? I’m ready Martin are you ready? I’m ready Well guys is time for the final battle Three two one go Morgans trying to fill Martin’s boat with water. He’s trying to sink ‘im! Martin is retaliating These guys are really going for it! OOOH Morgans going with the back of the boat. He’s tryin’ to sink Martin by pushing into his boat ThIS IS CraZy. I have never seen anything like this in my life! Martin is stuck in the corner! OoH OoH! He’s grabbing Martin’s boat He’s trying to sink him! ThIS iS cRaZy ThIs Is LiKe NoThInG iV’e SeEn BeFoRe Martin’s boat is full! NO! Morgan’s done it! YEEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAHHHHHH Ladies and gentlemen, your winner is Morgz YESSSSSSSSS Guys make sure you subscribe to the channel. We are on the road to 10 million Subscribers and make sure you cop the brand new Spray-paint morgz merch is gonna be available below this video right now in the merch shell Thanks for watching. Peace out

    A Great White Shark Breached & Just Missed Us!
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    A Great White Shark Breached & Just Missed Us!

    September 1, 2019


    NARRATOR: is a crazy picture. That is a gigantic
    great white shark. And as we can clearly
    see, the picture was taken at really,
    really close range. Maybe too close. My question is,
    who took this photo and how much danger
    were they in? The person on the other end
    of the camera was this guy. JOE BUTLER: Hi, my
    name is Joe Butler and I’m a recent graduate
    of marine biology and coastal ecology at
    Plymouth University. Originally from
    Swindon, England, I’m currently situated on
    the west coast of Ireland studying marine mammals. This particular photo
    was taken off of hand by South Africa in the
    late September of 2012. We were in the area for
    a university field course looking at the
    local biodiversity and took the opportunity
    to experience some more charismatic sea
    life we rarely get to see. On the this particular day,
    me and two of my friends, Sam and Lizzie, went out
    on the cage diving boat into Shark Alley in hopes
    of seeing some great whites. NARRATOR: Great white sharks
    are the biggest predatory fish in the world. And despite their mass, they
    can travel at ridiculous speeds, over 35 miles an hour,
    to track their prey. And then there’s this trick. This is what happened the
    moment Joe took his photo. JOE BUTLER: In order to bring
    them in closer to give everyone a good look, the crew
    would employee a tuna head on the end of a long rope
    and drag it out of the way before the shark had
    the chance to grab it. The photo itself, taking
    from inside the cage, shows the shark, having managed
    to grab the bait before anyone had a chance to react. The end result is this powerful
    image of it leaping out of the water with it’s prize. If you look closely, you can
    see the eyes have actually rolled back into the
    head, as they tend to do when it exerts this behavior. The feeling at the time,
    you wouldn’t really describe it as being
    nervous because you were too busy being in awe
    of what was in front of you. It’s one thing to see them on
    say, like TV or photographs, but to actually be with them
    and see them in front of you is an entirely
    different experience. It was actually quite
    a sobering moment when you realize that
    proverbially, you’re the fish out of water here. This is their home and
    you’re not actually supposed to be there. I think a lot of people have
    this image in the heads of them being sort of
    idealistic predator, but in reality, these animals
    are still quite vulnerable. However, seeing them in
    their natural environment is something I recommend
    to anyone in a heart beat. NARRATOR: Hey everyone,
    Thanks for watching “This Happened Here”. If you liked this
    video, check out this one on what
    it’s like to dive into the middle of a
    humpback whale fight. SPEAKER 1: This is
    an image moments after this juvenile humpback
    whale took a sharp turn to avoid smashing into me. NARRATOR: And don’t
    forget to subscribe. Thanks for watching. [THEME MUSIC]

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    Gannets Diving for Fish

    August 31, 2019


    Perhaps no other bird masters air and water
    like a gannet! With a long narrow six-foot wingspan, a gannet
    can hover, glide, soar and dive, but it’s beneath the surface of the water
    that they really come into their own. With the Atlantic offering up such bounty,
    the constant fishing trips barely make a dent in the vast resources of the sea. The Vikings too only take what they need leaving
    the colony thriving and ready for the next harvest. In the 9th century, gannet numbers across
    the northern world may have run into 10s of millions. Individual colonies teaming with 100s of thousands
    of birds.

    LED Pontoon Lighting Install
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    LED Pontoon Lighting Install

    August 29, 2019


    so I’m working on something a little different today as you guys know I really enjoy the lake to live right here basically on the lake and kind of wanted to do a little nighttime lighted on the boat so I think what I’m going to try to do is I ordered a bunch of LED strips kind of try to maybe you make LED lighting underneath the seats and then I’ve ordered some LED underwater lights that we’re going to have kind of projecting off the back of the pontoons these here are the LED strips that of us then actually like encased in this really thick clear plastic its got like a really thick clear plastic piece over it and you can cut these at I don’t know like four inch intervals all we do the strip saying it’s super nice about these is they come dual wired so I’ve already cut this strip but it’s got wires at both ends and so essentially when you cut it then you’ve got to like it doesn’t make the rest of the bad this just happened to be like the centerpiece of what was left after I used it already cool stuff got these on Amazon I think they were maybe I don’t know they’re cheap they’re super cheap I think five or six bucks maybe parole and I think it’s like a 15 foot roll and they work really well so let me show you what I was talking about so on the back of the pontine here I basically just mounted some little LED lights you can see that I’ve just grilled a holding us back plate this is like a cue LED light supposed to be waterproof hopefully it’ll hold up just comes out the back up through here and then doing the exact same thing on the other side so that’s where i’ll actually mount it in the hole here and ideally what will happen is it will when they’re on it will light the water behind the boat itself you see it as done in a lot of your ski boats they have LEDs underneath the back deck kind of likes the water for swimming get on off the boat and just kind of looks cool you know here on the inside basically all I’ve done is on these seats they have this little lip here and so I’ve just catched that LED strip underneath that it’s got a Scot an adhesive backing to it a little bit concerned about it holding up through the heat and the heat of the summer I was afraid that the glute kind of loosen up maybe it fall down so what I may do is I may occasionally drill some holes around these and then use those zip ties or something to kind of make sure they stay but from anywhere sitting anywhere in the boat you can see that they’re not visible and it was just kind of give it a nice glow underneath all these seats I actually went with the blue LEDs it’s not crazy blue it’s not like you know obnoxious blue it’s just nice cool blue should give us some kind of ambient lighting and allow you bill see what’s going on on the boat I really like to build a cruise at night and this will allow us to be able to kind of see what we’re doing and just have a cool effect to it so this gets done maybe we can get on the water today I think it’s done turned out pretty good it was a lot of work is tedious work i soldered everything and loomed everything so it’s probably what took them so long but now it’s just time to go on the lake and achieve that hard work paid off still waiting on the Sun to go down once it goes down we can test lights until then I think we’ll eat some food drink some beers well wells pretty good trip a lot of work kind of paid off so the LEDs on the floor a little brighter than I would have liked and then the LEDs on the pontoons behind the boat are not as bad right because that would have liked so I don’t know I guess just like everything else you live and learn you got to experiment and try out but anyway one good thing for you guys or at least I feel like it’s a good thing I know I’m excited about it is the boats in the water so that means the c10 is going back out where the boat was and means the big stir is going to start so spacing for that going to pull this down the next week or so start mocking things up cutting some tubing bending consuming cutting some wheels so anyway hope you enjoyed that little video as always thanks for joining me I’m sure I’ll see you guys tomorrow so do work son

    DONKEY SHOW – GIANT AMBERJACK Part 1 – Saltwater Fishing with Capt. Phil Wilds – Panama City FL
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    DONKEY SHOW – GIANT AMBERJACK Part 1 – Saltwater Fishing with Capt. Phil Wilds – Panama City FL

    August 23, 2019


    (dramatic music) – Welcome back to the channel, welcome back to the vlog. If you’re new to the
    channel, I am Steve Chapman of Fishing Florida Radio. Today, well, it’s gonna be daylight at some point in time. Today, we are having Mike and Steve’s excellent adventure and
    we’re going over there. And then, around there, and up that way. And then way out there to Panama City to fish with the one and
    only, Captain Phillip Wilds. It’s going to be epic. It’s going to be epic! Let’s hope for good weather but in movie time magic, next time you see us, we’ll be there, hopefully. Anyway, make sure you subscribe, click the notification button, send us a comment. We’ll answer as many as we can. And also like the video. We do appreciate it. So. Well, I really can’t go. I’m waiting for Mike. (laughing) – Oh man. – [Steve] Look who it is. Look who it is! (laughing) – [Captain Phillip Wilds]
    How’s it going man? You ready? – What’s up brotha? – [Captain Phillip Wilds] Man, you look good for only having about
    fifteen minutes of sleep. – How are you, man? – [Captain Phillip Wilds] Good. – Steve drove all the way. – [Captain Phillip Wilds] Did he really? – Driving Mrs. Daisy. – Steve’s hardcore, man. – [Captain Mike Ortego] He is, man. (upbeat music) – [Steve] Look at all three of us vid – You shooting you,
    shooting me, shooting you. (laughing) – [Steve] This is a little,
    this might be too much. (laughing) (upbeat music) – [Steve] Tell us what we’re doing. – Gettin’ bait. Feed the Snappers and the Amber Jack. (upbeat music) (upbeat music) (upbeat music) (upbeat music) (upbeat music) – Captain Phil has got us on a spot that he’s been catching
    dolphin, and Mahi-mahi, and Cobia, and we just pulled up and it is just loaded with bait. (upbeat music) (upbeat music) (upbeat music) (upbeat music) (upbeat music) (upliftig music) (uplifting music) (uplifting music) (uplifting music) (uplifting music) (uplifting music) – This fish goes down! – [Captain Phillip Wilds] Oh
    my gosh, you’re loving it. – There’s a boat on top. There’s fish in there. – [Steve] Yeah. (fishing pole reel unwinding) – Whoo! (splash) (Steve laughs) – They’re all over the place. – [Steve] Dude. (Captain Phillip Wilds laughs) – That’s pretty sick, isn’t it? – [Steve] It is. – What was that? – This is the aquarium right here. This is Panama City Aquarium. You hear that? Everybody heard of the Georgia Aquarium. The Panama City Aquarium. It’s a lot more fun. – [Steve] A lot more fun. – More interactive really. – [Captain Phillip
    Wilds] Look at that one. – Whoa, that’s a freaking
    donkey right here, son. – [Steve] That’s a donkey donkey. (splash) – [Captain Mike Ortega] Did you see that? – [Steve] I got that on film! – Dude, that was a
    bruiser right there, dude. I mean, there ain’t no two ways about it. – [Steve] Oh gosh. Dude. Dude! Dude! – That’s what they call a show donkey! (laughing) – That’s a show donkey. – That’s a show donkey. – That’s a show donkey right there. That’s a show donkey. – That’s a number one in the 4-H club. – [Captain Phillip Wilds]
    Is that the male again? – [Steve] That’s it right there. – [Captain Phillip
    Wilds] You have the male? – [Captain Mike Ortega] Oh he’s coming! – [Captain Phillip Wilds]
    Here comes the male. (excited hollering) – [Captain Mike Ortega] Choo choo! Freight train coming!
    Freight train coming! (laughing) – [Captain Phillip Wilds]
    Oh man, that’s funny. (fishing pole reel unwinding) – [Captain Mike Ortega] Whoa. (fishing pole reel unwinding) – [Captain Mike Ortega] Whoo! – He dudn’t like me. (splash) Oh my gosh. – [Captain Phillip Wilds] Donkey, son. Donkey. – [Captain Mike Ortega] (donkey calls) – Gotcha! Whoo! (laughing) – [Captain Mike Ortega] Nice! (laughing) – I hate those fish. – [Captain Mike Ortega] That one was nicer to you that it was for me. – [Steve] Okay Mike, your turn. (high-tech music)

    Super Fish
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    Super Fish

    August 23, 2019


    – [Narrator] All the fish are concentrated in this last patch of water. The Dogon know this, and today, the whole tribe will go fishing, and they’re off. (tribe yelling) (tribe yelling) (excited strings) (excited strings) For the most successful fishermen, this day will mean some
    much needed protein at the end of a long, dry season. (intense strings) (intense strings) As they catch fish, they hold them in their mouths to free up both hands. (intense strings) (intense strings) (intense strings) (intense strings) Like people all over the world in many different places and cultures, the Dogon are fed and sustained by these fish at a critical time. (intense strings ending)

    9 Small Fish That Do Serious Damage
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    9 Small Fish That Do Serious Damage

    August 18, 2019


    From poisonous marine creatures to fish that
    pack a powerful bite, here are 9 small fish that do serious damage:
    Number 9 Boxfish Boxfishes may be small but that doesn’t
    mean they’re easy prey. In fact, few marine predators can actually
    eat adult boxfishes. This is because, whenever threatened, these
    fish can secrete toxins from their skin which act as a chemical defense mechanism. The mucus secreted from the skin of some members
    of the boxfish family contains pahutoxin, a water-soluble, crystalline chemical toxin. This is unique among known fish poisons and
    can break down or destroy red blood cells. When the toxic mucus is released, it dissolves
    quickly negatively affecting fish in the surrounding area. Pahutoxin can be deadly for various biological
    systems and even other boxfishes aren’t immune to it. Number 8 Acanthuridae
    The Acanthuridae family contains more than 86 extant species of unicornfish, tangs and
    surgeonfish. Many of them are brightly colored and therefore
    a popular addition to aquariums all over the world. These marine fish typically inhabit tropical
    seas and they’re most common around coral reefs. Most Acanthuridae species are small with lengths
    of 6 to 15.5 inches. One distinctive feature of the family makes
    these fishes quite dangerous. On either side of the tail, they have scalpel-like
    spines which are extremely sharp. These naturally-evolved switchblades can act
    as a defense mechanism against potential intruders. Some species have additional features that
    make them even more dangerous. The striped surgeonfish, for example, must
    be handled with extra care as its caudal spine is venomous. Number 7 Red Lionfish
    Lionfish are known as fish that can do serious damage because of their venomous fin rays
    that deliver painful puncture wounds. The venom is quite potent and, on rare occasions,
    can be fatal for humans. These fish are easily recognizable by their
    zebra-like stripes, enlarged pectoral fins and elongated dorsal fin spines. Whenever the lionfish feels threatened it
    will spread and present its fins before attacking with the dorsal spines. One common species is the red lionfish, which
    grows about 12 inches long and features red, white and brown stripes on its body. The red lionfish has been designated as an
    invasive species in the Mediterranean Sea, Caribbean Sea and the West Atlantic Ocean. The lack of natural predators has enabled
    the red lionfish to basically decimate local reef fishes in the regions it inhabits. For humans the symptoms of lionfish envenomation
    include extreme pain in the affected area, nausea, dizziness, headaches, fever or breathing
    difficulties. In rare cases it can cause temporary paralysis
    of the limbs, heart failure and even bath. Number 6 Piranha
    No list of dangerous fish is complete without the blood thirsty piranha. There are over 60 piranha species found in
    river systems ranging from northern Argentina to Colombia. Piranhas have deep bodies, saw-edged bellies,
    blunt heads, incredibly strong jaws and razor-sharp interlocking teeth. Most species rarely exceed 2 feet in length. During the dry season, when the water is low,
    groups of piranhas called shoals converge in feeding frenzies to take on large prey. These groups can sometimes consist of more
    than 100 piranhas each charging in to tear a chunk of flesh off their prey. Piranhas are also known to be attracted to
    blood in the water. Attacks on humans have occurred most notably
    in Brazil, Bolivia and Argentina. In 2011, a drunken teenage boy from the town
    of Rosario del Yalta, in Bolivia, jumped out of a canoe into a piranha infested river. The teen was almost eaten alive and later
    died from excessive bleeding. Number 5 Pufferfish
    Also known as blowfish or balloonfish, pufferfish are among the most poisonous vertebrates in
    the world. There are around 90 species in the Tetraodontidae
    family and most of them are small to medium in size. They’re found in warm and temperate regions
    around the world, usually in the sea but also in brackish or fresh water, in some cases. They’ve several defense mechanisms. Pufferfish have excellent eyesight and can
    use their tail fins as rudders to generate sudden bursts of speed. Their best known adaptation for survival is
    its ability to fill its highly elastic stomach with air or water until the entire fish becomes
    almost spherical in shape. Pufferfish have sharp spines all over their
    body and these become visible when it’s inflated. Predators that catch the pufferfish before
    or during inflation may choke to bath. However, the most important defense mechanism
    is the tetrodotoxin, or TTX, which can be present in its liver, ovaries, intestines
    or skin. For people, this neurotoxin can be deadly. Poisoning symptoms include vomiting, dizziness
    as well as numbing and prickling over the body. It’s followed by decreased blood pressure,
    rapid heart rate and muscle paralysis. As the diaphragm muscle becomes paralyzed,
    the victim stops breathing. Number 4 Stonefish
    The stonefish is one of the most venomous fish known to man. These creatures live in mud flats and estuaries
    among rocks or coral formations in the coastal regions of the Indo-Pacific. The stonefish draws its name from its appearance
    which seamlessly blends with the fish’s surrounding environment. They’ve thick bodies with large heads and
    mouths and bumpy skin covered with wart-like lumps and fleshy flaps. When resting, unmoving on the sea floor, it’s
    very difficult to detect. Swimmers who don’t notice these creatures
    may inadvertently step on them, which can trigger a painful and even deadly sting. Glands which are located at the bottom of
    the fish’s dorsal fin spines secrete potent neurotoxins. As the swimmer steps on it, the fish may inject
    a quantity of venom that’s proportional to the pressure applied to it. Stings may also occur on beaches, as these
    fish can live out of water for up to 24 hours. An additional defensive feature was revealed
    by a 2018 study. According to the report, stonefish can extend
    a lachrymal saber, which is a sharp specialized spine, whenever they feel threatened. If left untreated, the sting of a stonefish
    can be fatal. Hot water and vinegar should be applied to
    the affected area, followed by immediate treatment with anti-venom. Number 3 Stargazer
    The stargazer has been called ‘the meanest thing in creation’. In addition to their terrifying appearance,
    some species can deliver venom as well as electric shocks. Stargazers draw their name from the fact that
    their eyes are placed on top of their heads, as if they’re ‘looking at the stars’. They can be found all over the world in deep
    and shallow salt waters. Stargazers have massive heads, large upward-facing
    mouths and their bodies can grow to almost 3ft, for the giant stargazer. Their killing technique relies on ambush and
    they have weapons in their arsenal that can cause some serious damage. Stargazers camouflage themselves in the sand
    and leap upwards to ambush prey. Some species have a worm-shaped lure, that
    grows out of the floors of their mouths and which they can wiggle in order to attract
    prey. Above their pectoral fins, stargazers have
    two large venomous spines. Stargazer species from the Astroscopus or
    Uranoscopus genera can also deliver electric shocks, in addition to venom. All these vicious adaptations are why stargazers
    are sometimes known locally as the ‘mother-in-law fish’. Number 2 Candiru
    Also known as the toothpick or vampire fish, this parasitic catfish is native to the Amazon
    Basin and found in Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Brazil and Bolivia. The smaller candiru species are known for
    their tendency of invading and parasitizing the human urethra. Once it enters the passage, the candiru erects
    the short spines on its gill covers and may cause inflammation, bleeding and even bath
    to its victim. One report from the 1800s, talks about a Brazilian
    physician who examined several male patients whose penises had been amputated following
    parasitism by candiru. In 1891, naturalist Paul Le Cointe describes
    an incident involving a candiru that became lodged in the vaginal canal of its victim. Le Cointe removed the candiru himself. First he pushed it forward to disengage its
    spikes and then turned it around and took it out head first. One of the most persistent reports about the
    candiru defies the laws of simple fluid physics. Some locals from the Amazon Basin claim that
    it’s dangerous to urinate in rivers known for the presence of candiru. It is said that the fish can jump out of the
    water and ascend the length of the you’re in column to enter the urethra. Even though fluid mechanics makes this impossible,
    it remains one of the most common myths regarding the candiru. Number 1 Sheepshead
    This deep-bodied flat fish is commonly found on the Gulf and the Atlantic coasts of North
    America. The sheepshead has a silver body with 5 to
    7 broad, dark vertical bands. It has a short mouth, finely serrated scales
    and sharp dorsal spines. The sheepshead can reach 35 inches in length
    and weigh more than 25 pounds, although such proportions are rare. The most unusual aspect about this species
    is its dentition which is eerily similar to that of human beings. Its front teeth resemble human incisors while
    its back teeth look like human molars. This dental pattern enables the sheepshead
    to crush and grind its prey. It can chew through heavily-armored prey like
    echinoderms, oysters or barnacles. The sheepshead is also quite cunning as it’s
    known to steal bait from fishing hooks.

    9 Fish That Hunt Land Animals
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    9 Fish That Hunt Land Animals

    August 18, 2019


    from one species that can effectively
    walk out of the water to another which is known as the fish from hell here are
    nine fish that can hunt land animals before we begin be sure to subscribe –
    they will kill you hit the like button and request any topics you’d like to
    learn about in the comments section below number nine mudskipper mudskippers are
    found in temperate subtropical and tropical regions including the Atlantic
    coast of Africa and the Indo Pacific like the name would suggest this fish
    has several fascinating adaptations which enable it to travel on land as
    well as in the water they’re able to walk or skip on land by using their
    pectoral and pelvic fins on land they survive by breathing through their skin
    throat and the mucous lining of their mouths this is called cutaneous air
    breathing and it’s similar to the way amphibians breathe on land however this
    is only possible when mudskippers are moist which is why they tend to be
    restricted to humid habitats they’re able to regulate their body temperatures
    by digging deep burrows in soft sediments which also protect them from
    predators during high tide on land mud skippers perform a wide variety of
    activities these include feeding courting potential partners as well as
    establishing and defending territories that diets include snails insects small
    crabs and even other mudskippers number eight tiger shark up until recently the
    consensus was that that tiger sharks only feed on marine animals and water
    birds then a researcher from Dolphin Island sea lab named Marcus dreimann
    made an interesting discovery in 2009 after he caught a tiger shark off the
    coast of Alabama dreimann noticed that the shark had coughed up feathers
    interestingly enough these feathers didn’t belong to a water bird
    this led dreimann to suspect that tiger sharks might be supplementing their
    with other types of birds a study followed in which the stomach’s of over
    50 tiger sharks were dissected the contents of about half of the fish’s
    stomachs revealed beaks feathers and feet from terrestrial birds like meadow
    larks woodpeckers and tanika’s the theory is that as they migrate some
    birds lose their way there thus forced to keep
    flying until they become exhausted which brings them closer and closer to the
    surface where the tiger sharks are waiting to snap them in their jaws
    number seven wels catfish wels catfish is by all accounts a true River monster
    in 2009 a large catfish almost drowned the Hungarian fisherman he had attempted
    to grab the fish in a hold but soon regretted the decision the fisherman
    barely escaped with his life after the fish dragged him underwater by his right
    leg wels catfish can potentially weigh over
    660 pounds while measuring up to 16 feet that’s significantly larger than any
    human being even though reports of such giants have
    become a rarity in recent years an interest in tendency has been observed
    in medium sized catfish from the tan River in Alba France
    they’ve reportedly developed an ability to grab pigeons from the riverbanks it’s
    believed that the larger catfish have taken to hunting in the river depths
    forcing the smaller catfish to search for other sources of food it’s also
    suspected that the larger specimens can’t swim the shallow waters to get to
    the riverbanks after the catfish grabbed the pigeons they consumed them in the
    water based on observation they have a kill rate of 28 percent this may seem
    low but it’s actually quite impressive for a fish hunt in an animal that can
    essentially fly away when threatened number six African tiger fish
    this fish genis native to the african continent is commonly referred to as
    tiger fish the scientific name for the genes– is hydra sinners and it consists
    of five species which are all typically by severus meaning they feed on other
    fish Hydra Sina’s attaches however has become recorded displaying a rather
    unique adaptation it’s the only freshwater fish species proven to prey
    on birds in flight its main target consists of low-flying barn swallows a
    sleek body that measures over 3 feet in length and sharp fang-like teeth enabled
    tiger fish to quickly jump out of the water and grab birds as they fly past
    different hunting strategies have also been observed one is to hide just
    beneath the surface and to ambush the bird in flight while another involves
    chasing the bird from the surface and then leaping to grab it the first time
    this phenomenon was observed it happened so fast that the team responsible for
    recording it barely had time to realize what happened
    number 5 eel catfish researchers speculate that the eel catfish uses the
    same method to hunt on land that was used by the first vertebrates to venture
    out of the water around 420 million years ago to catch
    insects on land the eel catfish will arch its specialized spine to rise above
    its prey which usually consists of various insects then the eel descends on
    it trapping his prey against the ground and bend in its mouth around it
    eel catfish jaw muscles a hypertrophic meaning that the cells in the tissue are
    larger which increases bite strength in the water the eel catfish employs a
    different hunting technique it expands its mouth cavity pulling in extra water
    and sucking up prey on land this hunting technique wouldn’t work because air is
    around 800 times less dense than water number 4 silver Arowana
    the silver Arowana is native to South America in some species and known to
    reach almost 4 feet in length in its native waters the silver Arowana is
    known as the monkey fish for its ability to capture prey by jumping out of the
    water they typically swim near the surface
    while looking out for potential prey on tree branches the targets of its jumping
    attacks may include snakes insects bats or birds once it’s found a suitable
    victim the fish unleashes its incredibly Swift attack with a staggering jump that
    can reach over 6 feet above the water surface
    despite this impressive hunting technique the silver Arowana usually
    uses its drawbridge like mouths to eat animals floating on the surface by
    crustaceans or smaller fish number 3 rainbow trout this colorful fish is
    known to fight back when caught and for its ability to jump high above the water
    when hunting prey this predator will eat nearly anything it captures with a
    varied diet including insects smaller fish and even some small land animals
    the rainbow trout usually hunts for land animals during their breeding season
    when the prey is abundant in 2013 a researcher discovered a rainbow trout
    with the remains of 20 shrews in its stomach this furthered understanding of
    how apt the fish is at tackling land prey wildlife experts believe that the
    trout grabs these creatures whenever they venture close to the riverbank
    number 2 Archer fish much like the name implies this
    freshwater fish takes down prey using a ranged attack after the archer fish
    selects its target which usually consists of insects hanging from tree
    branches it contracts its gills to shoot a water stream from its mouth the stream
    is shaped by the fish’s mouth pots to travel faster at the rim than at the
    front forming the type of blob that impacts the target from around three to
    nearly seven feet they’re remarkably accurate shots however even if they miss
    the target the persistent archer fish will take multiple shots what’s even
    more remarkable is that the archer fish will develop its skill through social
    learning this means that they can observe how one member of the school
    uses the shooting technique to later adapt or modify their angles and target
    distances younger fish are initially inaccurate so by hunted in small schools
    they develop their shooting through observation and experience it has
    recently emerged that Archer fish also used Jets to hunt underwater prey
    experts don’t know which hunting technique developed first whether it was
    the aerial or underwater one according to one theory they evolved in parallel
    complementing each other the more they were used by the archer fish number one
    snakehead fish snakeheads are elongated fish with large
    mouths sharp shiny teeth and long dorsal fins there are 40 snakehead species
    belonging to two main types the para China native to Africa and the China in
    Asia since these freshwater fish breathe air through their gills they’re able to
    migrate short distances on land by wriggling with their bodies and fins
    snake heads can travel almost a quarter of a mile on land where they can survive
    for up to four days as bad news for animals on the shorelines or river banks
    as some snakehead species like the northern snakehead can grow to be over 3
    feet National Geographic has described this snakehead as fish Zillah for more
    than a hundred years humans have been introducing snake heads to
    non-indigenous waters where they become invasive and cause ecological damage the
    lack of natural predators in these waters means that snake heads often
    reach apex status they also tend to spread rapidly by the age of two or
    three the snakehead has already reached sexual maturity and a single female may
    release up to 150,000 eggs every two years after it was introduced either
    intentionally or ignorantly in North American waters the aggressive snakehead
    earned the reputation of Frankenfish monster fish or the fish from hell
    thanks for watching which fish do you think is the most apt at hunted land
    animals let us know in the comments section below
    you

    My Cheap $200 Pontoon Boat Project Part 4
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    My Cheap $200 Pontoon Boat Project Part 4

    August 16, 2019


    so a few years ago I bought this barrel
    off of Craigslist it was $5 and somewhere in the past it’s got a hole drilled in
    it I don’t think I drilled that hole I know I cut that accidentally using this
    as a sawhorse but I don’t think I drilled the hole there’s also a hole up here
    when I bought it I don’t then they told me it had holes in it so I’m not using
    this as a pontoon for the pontoon boat but I won’t cut it on an angle and make
    a water diverter out of it. That’s today’s goal so just to the sawzall and cut the
    top off of this barrel now I’m gonna flip it over and cut the bottom off of
    it then it’s time to do some diagonals sawing. Or we could stop right here and
    have a really good trash can. Okay cut to is now done that one was down on the
    table saw and I came with the sawzall and just cut out these thick parts. Now
    we got to do a diagonal, hang on. So for my diagonal cut I’ve got these vice
    grips holding my tape measure and there is a line here that goes straight up and
    down and there’s a line on the opposite side they go straight up and down this
    line right here so I bought the tape measure to the other side and then
    that’s my diagnosed it with a sharpie I’ll flip it over do the same thing
    again cut it out. Cut number three will go this way and that way and meet up on
    the opposite end down there making another point we’ll have two diverters.
    This is step three. So on our fourth cut there’s two ways to
    have done this, I’ve got a speed square I need a 90-degree angle it goes right to
    the center. That’s one way to do it, but the way I did it make this part level
    then draw a plumb line cut it off do that both sides, we got it. So there’s my
    scrap from cutting up this barrel and I’ve got two of these pieces the top
    that we cut off that represents the barrel on the front of the boat and that
    is what it’ll look like once we get it on. I’m gonna use some kind of 2X4
    framing then screws straight into the 2X4’s and if water gets inside there
    I don’t really care I mean you could fill the foam or caulk it or whatever I
    think I’m gonna leave mine open for now. that’s exactly what I was looking for. So
    I’m trying to get ready for another spring trip tomorrow the boat is already
    hooked to the car and I just cut two boards these two are for that side these
    two are for this side and that’s what the water deflectors are going to screw
    – I got one installed one to go and it’s about the storm so maybe we should hurry,
    but go ahead and storm today and be pretty tomorrow that’s why I say so one of the
    diverters is fully installed if we come up top I took the deck board off and
    there’s a screw going in this way there’s a screwed one in that way
    there’s two screws coming to the bottom and I could get some spray foam and fill
    up this whole chamber I think what I’ll do is just get some empty like laundry
    detergent jugs two liter bottles fill this up with things that hold air put
    the deck board back on and call it done or we could put the hands on this that
    could be a compartment for things that don’t matter if they get wet
    fins hold a second all that is a perfect fit for fins okay let me think about
    that we might have a hinge on here and could do a hinge on the other side have
    another compartment can’t have too much storage okay I’ve loaded my possible
    storage space I got to find the hinges if we fold up like that look at that
    wetsuit son where’s your lifejacket out right here
    bungee there’s my rope for the anchor or if you want to do some magnet fishing my water boots another fin that’s a lot of space and
    the door I don’t know yet it might fold it this way that’s probably what I do
    put the hands down through that like a stud and this is Braceface number two it
    is on and ready for the diverter to be installed let’s install it and the good news is there’s a seam down
    the middle telling you where to put the screws in out and now moving to the back
    I just screwed this together. Anything what that’s for?
    You’re getting warmer that’s gonna be like a step when you’re
    riding along you keep your feet on it or when you want to get back in the boat
    you climb on that and you climb up into the boat be a little ladder once that
    ladder And so there’s the step step ladder in place as you’re riding put
    your feet up on it. I wonder if we could also strap the paddles to this hang on second
    this just in so now with this little board at it I’ve got all my paddles
    organized so you need a paddle reach in twist it pulls out put it back if you
    look under there they tuck into that front box let me zoom in so you can see
    it where there they are paddle one two three and a spare paddles
    even farther up in there peddle storage check some where to put your feet check
    front pontoon water diverters can’t see them from this angle but check it’s time
    to hit the river we have arrived at the river again this time it is the Suwannee
    River right across the river we’re gonna find Fanning Springs I can zoom in on
    the sign so we use the boat ramp we are now in
    the water the girls are working on getting on some lifejackets and we’re
    about to start kicking across about to where you see the kayakers. Did you figure it
    out? No… Let’s take the umbrella off. and if you look back behind the boat
    there’s a baby Gator half half of a baby Gator the front half may I call this the ravioli boat we have
    more canned pasta that’s spaghetti meatballs she’s got some lasagna she’s also got some keeping it a secret
    hang on oh she’s keeping it a big secret there it is
    raviolis and meatballs I guess I’m not some lasagna oh we’ve got the anchor out
    that’s the magnet you know just in case something’s in there if you want is on you
    I’ll share mine with you I’ll trade with you and the Chips Ahoy are open I think girls
    like Chips Ahoy mm swimming makes hungry in case you don’t
    know it and just missed it there was a manatee swam through I’m keeping my eyes
    up in case he comes back so we’ve been here about seven hours I
    think we’re gonna leave now go out and play swanee a little bit then we’ve
    got a motel room tomorrow we hit in a different spring
    this one’s Fanning tomorrow suppose go to Manatee.

    Fishing in the deep: observations of a deep-sea anglerfish
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    Fishing in the deep: observations of a deep-sea anglerfish

    August 15, 2019


    This small deep-sea anglerfish, Chaunacops
    coloratus, was first observed at Davidson Seamount in 2002 by scientists from the Monterey
    Bay Aquarium Research Institute, the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, and Moss Landing
    Marine Laboratories. Although it was first described from a single specimen collected
    off Panama in 1899, we had no idea that these fish existed in our waters off California,
    far to the north. In fact, it took us a while to figure out exactly what species this fish
    was and to do so we needed help from several ichthyologists. In 2010 we observed 6 more
    at Taney Seamounts, also off California. We were able to collect specimens and make observations
    about behavior which had never been done before. We realized immediately that not all of these
    were red or rose colored as we had previously thought they should be; some were actually
    blue. We believe the larger, mature looking fish are red while the smaller, immature fish
    are blue and we propose that this notable color change is associated with age and a
    transition from a drifting juvenile phase to a benthic adult phase. Often, when startled
    by our remotely operated vehicle, an escape response was elicited and the fish bolted
    from the seafloor, straight up in a great burst of speed. We timed one of these ascents
    and found that this little fish could travel as fast as 7 feet per minute! We also observed
    a maneuvering behavior akin to walking, which is quite common among its shallow-water siblings,
    the frogfish. Scientists think that ‘walking’ is more energy efficient than swimming and
    that it also disturbs the surrounding seawater less, reducing the chances of startling nearby
    prey. One of the remarkable traits that all of the anglerfish have in common is the ability
    to ‘fish’ for prey. The anglerfish deploys a lure, called an esca, which it dangles from
    the end of a modified dorsal fin ray, called an illicium. We observed one of these anglerfish
    deploying its shaggy, mop-like lure just above its mouth. It deployed its lure for about
    25 seconds and then stowed it in its illicial cavity after an unsuccessful attempt at attracting
    prey. We also used traditional measurements and modern molecular tools to verify that
    this species was what we thought it was and to verify its relationship to the other fishes
    within its family. These 7 observations by MBARI are the first and only time this species
    has ever been observed alive, in its natural habitat at depths of 7,500 – nearly 18,000
    ft below the oceans surface. We used these modern tools to show that the scientist who
    originally described this species way back in 1899 got it right! For MBARI, this is Lonny
    Lundsten.