5 Animals With Superpowered Senses

1 477 Shikime 149 mijë

From the ability to see “invisible” types of light to the power to taste all over their body, meet five incredible animals whose super senses far surpass our own!
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  1. Marcus Rogers
    Marcus Rogers
    8 ditë më parë

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  2. Iliad Novak
    Iliad Novak
    20 ditë më parë

    So the star-nosed mole get nosejobs? 😵

  3. MrLewooz
    MrLewooz
    21 ditë më parë

    hello covid hair cut!

  4. Flore van der Baan
    Flore van der Baan
    23 ditë më parë

    Michael’s my favorite scishow presenter... I mean I love the others too, but Michael’s the best🤷🏼‍♀️

  5. Guru
    Guru
    25 ditë më parë

    Yooo that sweatshirt is awesome.

  6. SparkPrincess
    SparkPrincess
    27 ditë më parë

    Wishcash!!!

  7. Alexandria
    Alexandria
    27 ditë më parë

    im so jealous of mantis shrimp. i want to see that stuff. also just going around in the ocean punching things? sounds fun

  8. Mike Bauer
    Mike Bauer
    27 ditë më parë

    Hearing?

  9. Todd F Wright
    Todd F Wright
    28 ditë më parë

    Sweet mullet!

  10. Leau_thegold
    Leau_thegold
    28 ditë më parë

    Catfish are bottom dweller that living in dark murky places

  11. edi
    edi
    29 ditë më parë

    There's one thing that makes me wonder about super senses: I'm overly sensitive to some smells and that doesn't just mean that I can smell things from far further distances and for far longer than normal humans, but it also means that something that smells for you strongly makes me sick, or causes me to sneeze like mad... Having a million times more sensitive nose would be an utter nightmare! Even now, I can barely tolerate standing in the same room with some humans and one caused my sneeze reflex whenever she got close. Adding a factor 1000 or more would make me sneeze in the entire building. Similarly, how can it be that e.g. cat who have far better ears than us can sit on a loudspeaker?

  12. Heart Love Story
    Heart Love Story
    29 ditë më parë

    B.e.S.T f'u"l'l D.a.T.i.n.G -L-o-V-e-S-e-X-----۞------------ 18cams.xyz 》》 𝙊𝙣𝙡𝙮 𝘼𝙙𝙪𝙡𝙩 《《 !❤️ 在整個人類歷史上,強者,富人和具有狡猾特質的人捕食部落,氏族,城鎮,城市和鄉村中的弱者,無`'守和貧窮成員。然而,人類的生存意願迫使那些被拒絕,被剝奪或摧毀的基本需求的人們找到了一種生活方式,並繼續將其DNA融入不斷發展的人類社會。 說到食物,不要以為那些被拒絕的人只吃垃圾。相反,他們學會了在被忽視的肉類和蔬菜中尋找營養。他們學會了清潔,切塊,調味和慢燉慢燉的野菜和肉類,在食品市場上被忽略的部分家用蔬菜和肉類,並且學會了使用芳香的木煙(如山核桃,山核桃和豆科灌木 來調味食物煮的時候 1618588933

  13. Skye M
    Skye M
    29 ditë më parë

    He has a hoodie with his name on it.

  14. John Vogel
    John Vogel
    29 ditë më parë

    I liked the bird that can see heat trailed rodents.

  15. shadowkitteh03
    shadowkitteh03
    Muaj më parë

    Why the hell do catfish eat anything and everything then?? 🤢🤮

  16. hits*academic
    hits*academic
    Muaj më parë

    If men don't wear makeup then why is their picture on money?

  17. 24pavlo
    24pavlo
    Muaj më parë

    We need drug sniffing bears.

  18. Vicky Anderson
    Vicky Anderson
    Muaj më parë

    Fun fact: the mantis shrimp also has *trinocular vision in each eye*

  19. Rocket Pimp
    Rocket Pimp
    Muaj më parë

    Cut you hair muchacho 🤤

  20. Birds & Birding
    Birds & Birding
    Muaj më parë

    Awesome facts !! Sooo cool !!

  21. Meÿli Vaisyl
    Meÿli Vaisyl
    Muaj më parë

    I really want to boop the nose of the bear at 8:46. It might be the last thing I ever touch, but I have a feeling it'll be worth it!

  22. Todd Dockery
    Todd Dockery
    Muaj më parë

    Love your videos! Have been watching Scishow for YEARS! A suggestion, Stop putting the thick red border at the bottom of you video screen shots. Looks just like the already watched line that shows up after you have watched a video. Just discovered I have missed a few that I thought I had already watched.

  23. carolina rombaldi
    carolina rombaldi
    Muaj më parë

    omg if i were to turn into an animal today it would be the catfish

  24. Peter Peterson
    Peter Peterson
    Muaj më parë

    A drug sniffing bear... can you imagine? lol 'Find the dope Whinnie, find the dope,' *bear proceeds with cavity search*

  25. HIDE DA WEED
    HIDE DA WEED
    Muaj më parë

    I learned more facts in a 10 minute video then 6 hours of school

  26. T00FAST4L0VE
    T00FAST4L0VE
    Muaj më parë

    Hey something I’ve been meaning to ask..... is dude getting fat 🤮 or getting ripped 😍???!

  27. TOMahawk
    TOMahawk
    Muaj më parë

    If your interested in this you should learn about the hammerhead shark, anyone reading this will probably like that

  28. Miranda Farmer
    Miranda Farmer
    Muaj më parë

    Imagine tasting, but in stereo...

  29. Bruce MacGlynn
    Bruce MacGlynn
    Muaj më parë

    algorithm

  30. Make Racists Afraid Again
    Make Racists Afraid Again
    Muaj më parë

    We're smart... but we miss a lot.

  31. El Queso
    El Queso
    Muaj më parë

    Michael is starting to look like Danzig.

  32. Pigeon Ratatouille
    Pigeon Ratatouille
    Muaj më parë

    6:39 MOSTLY in our mouths?!?! WHERE ELSE ARE YOU TASTING THINGS

  33. Rosetta Foster
    Rosetta Foster
    Muaj më parë

    Catfish are precious. I wish I could get the size of pond needed to properly care for one.

  34. totalfreedom45
    totalfreedom45
    Muaj më parë

    Our senses are no match for the senses of the mantis shrimp, star-nosed moles, harbor seals, catfish, and bear. Evolution has given each species matchless senses and abilities. We humans have eight senses and a brain with *_100 billion_* neurons that put us on the Moon in 1969 and will put us on Mars by 2030, both of which aren't possible without science and math, its language. Music, math, science, and over 31,000 natural languages in 300,000 years are unique to humans. 💕 ☮ 🌎 🌌

  35. Alexi Xeno
    Alexi Xeno
    Muaj më parë

    I... I don't think I would ever want to taste with my whole body.... That would be quite horrible... ugh, tasting your socks after a day of hiking?

  36. giuliafelix
    giuliafelix
    Muaj më parë

    Now I'm convinced that my dog is part star-nosed mole. 🤣

  37. Tana Pram
    Tana Pram
    Muaj më parë

    The real superpower is living in an area so remote it hasn't been discovered by humans yet

  38. Tanya
    Tanya
    Muaj më parë

    Please tell me about liquid metal robot please please please

  39. Atte Gröhn
    Atte Gröhn
    Muaj më parë

    Frogs, whoever came up with the name frogs was right, they look like frogs

  40. Erik Skagersten
    Erik Skagersten
    Muaj më parë

    Dang, I haven't watched SciShow in a Long while now, and I'd totally forgotten how soothing Michael's voice is.

  41. Theresa P
    Theresa P
    Muaj më parë

    What's the difference between polarized light and the polarising that my glasses do for light to help me w my astigmatism?

  42. Tessa T
    Tessa T
    Muaj më parë

    A college buddy of mine, Prof. Ken Catania of Vanderbilt, is one of the foremost experts on star-nosed moles. He was the guy who did the research that led to the Guinness's World Record. His book is called "Great Adaptations." The best version is the E-book which has all sorts of links to films of the animals expressing their unusual adaptations.

    1. Pranav Flame
      Pranav Flame
      29 ditë më parë

      For some reason, both those names (the man and the place) sound made up. LoL

  43. Carlos Rodriguez
    Carlos Rodriguez
    Muaj më parë

    When you believe in science, the world is an amazing, wonderful place.

  44. OTMGi
    OTMGi
    Muaj më parë

    Thank you for keeping the same intro song for so long, I love it

  45. Daniel Guderian
    Daniel Guderian
    Muaj më parë

    That is pretty amazing!

  46. Existenceisillusion
    Existenceisillusion
    Muaj më parë

    The one sense humans are worst at is common sense

  47. Dylan Bu
    Dylan Bu
    Muaj më parë

    what can I say except...... it's free real estate

  48. Nilasco Caguimbal
    Nilasco Caguimbal
    Muaj më parë

    Michael looked like he's going to grab the mic and growl or sing "Blurry by Puddle of Mud"

  49. Cillana
    Cillana
    Muaj më parë

    Wow, that red-tail catfish has a big belly! Recent large meal I guess. 6:22

  50. crobatman 44
    crobatman 44
    Muaj më parë

    Why are mantis shrimps so incredible nature clearly plays favourites.

  51. Ethan
    Ethan
    Muaj më parë

    This is fascinating! How does one learn more about all of the senses that exist out there?

  52. Jared Ward
    Jared Ward
    Muaj më parë

    Really missing out on a golden opportunity here. Why isn’t there a host named “Sci-Show Bob”?

  53. Robin The Catboy
    Robin The Catboy
    Muaj më parë

    still so sad to hear that shrimp colors dont exist. now what am to use to describe what i feel when i listen to hyperpop?

  54. Bassotronics
    Bassotronics
    Muaj më parë

    But the vital question is: Can a catfish meow?

  55. Henrik Mathisen
    Henrik Mathisen
    Muaj më parë

    HOW DO I GAIN ACCESS TO SHRIMP COLOR?

    1. Existenceisillusion
      Existenceisillusion
      Muaj më parë

      Go to prison and trade a carton of cigarettes for a 'shine job'

  56. sushanalone
    sushanalone
    Muaj më parë

    Imagine if you could taste with your whole body and some one beside you in a crowded train farts.

  57. Prince Dixit
    Prince Dixit
    Muaj më parë

    Congratulations! ALfirst suggested me your Channel.

  58. Jesi Pohl
    Jesi Pohl
    Muaj më parë

    Some people can see polarised light. Veritasium or Physics Girl did videos on this I think.

  59. Todd Starbuck
    Todd Starbuck
    Muaj më parë

    Hone means to sharpen. To find something is to home in.

  60. Super Bungwe
    Super Bungwe
    Muaj më parë

    And touch

  61. Christopher G
    Christopher G
    Muaj më parë

    Animals have supersenses. Humans: "Okay, how can we copy that with technology?"

    1. Ilham Gamers
      Ilham Gamers
      27 ditë më parë

      XD oh my got you got me!

  62. J-em
    J-em
    Muaj më parë

    Actually the Mantis shrimp may not even be able to see the same range of spectrum as we do. They have all those extra photoreceptors because each photoreceptor respond to a specific light signal, while our photoreceptors respond to a spectrum. This means, each photoreceptor is catered for a specific color which narrows their capability to see other colors that they may not have the photoreceptor for. Our photoreceptors meanwhile can mix and match signals creating a blend that increases the range of colors we see.

  63. Erick Gouw
    Erick Gouw
    Muaj më parë

    Cold snow ( Dry air ) make ur Nose more sensitive and improved your ablity to sense and smell .

  64. Enrico Maria De Angelis
    Enrico Maria De Angelis
    Muaj më parë

    This video is great, like any other on this channel, BUT: I think that the discussion on the sense of smell that was made for bears is misleading (just like almost any source you can find about "smell"). My or other animal's nose doesn't have superpower which allow it to smell something from distance. The nose smells what enters it, no matter what; just like eyes see the photons that hit the retina. Therefore, saying that the bear's nose can sense something from kilometers doesn't tell me much about how strong it is, because there could be just a nice wind which throws the smelly molecules in its face. I think that giving numbers in terms of "minimum concentration of smelly molecules in the air that they can smell" for bears, dogs, humans, would really be more useful. Great series nonetheless.

  65. Smitty Werbenjagermanjensen
    Smitty Werbenjagermanjensen
    Muaj më parë

    This is frickin sick dude

  66. Glesus
    Glesus
    Muaj më parë

    I think we should train bears to sniff out drugs if they find enny people dont dare to do annyting to oppsett the bear

  67. Víctor deSande Robledo
    Víctor deSande Robledo
    Muaj më parë

    You can't consider yourself cool until you wear a hoodie with your name ;)

  68. srwapo
    srwapo
    Muaj më parë

    Knowing about the Guinness Book of World Records business model, I'm now curious about who paid to say that the star nosed mole is the fastest eater and why.

  69. Nico
    Nico
    Muaj më parë

    Catfish's are bottom dwellers that live in dark murky places... Places like tinder you mean? :D

  70. danny obrian
    danny obrian
    Muaj më parë

    Sometimes I wish my sense of smell wasn't as strong some people make you gip n wretch the smelly xxxxxx

  71. Water Under The Bridge
    Water Under The Bridge
    Muaj më parë

    I wonder if you could confuse the heck out of a mantis shrimp if you pointed a polarized light source at one while spinning it

  72. Water Under The Bridge
    Water Under The Bridge
    Muaj më parë

    I feel like most “superpowers” are very relative and subjective. To e.g. snails or even just dogs, our vision is already superpowered

  73. Intelligenkeit
    Intelligenkeit
    Muaj më parë

    i see too much of your face and too little of the animals

  74. janusz delondre
    janusz delondre
    Muaj më parë

    7:28, although "hone in" makes more sense, the correct phrase is "home in."

  75. Najwa Laylah
    Najwa Laylah
    Muaj më parë

    Sci Show: the animal kingdom Humans: *our kingdom*

  76. Napoléon I Bonaparte
    Napoléon I Bonaparte
    Muaj më parë

    "Catfish are bottom-dwellers..." Catfish are top-catchers as well, Michael.

  77. Heg
    Heg
    Muaj më parë

    1:56 hardware accelerated

  78. Trebor Xonk
    Trebor Xonk
    Muaj më parë

    When a bear makes their own vlog let me know. 🤫😷

  79. Post Apocalyptic News Radio
    Post Apocalyptic News Radio
    Muaj më parë

    PANR has tuned in.

  80. MUN
    MUN
    Muaj më parë

    Evolution is Awesome

  81. Agnes Strzykowska
    Agnes Strzykowska
    Muaj më parë

    Smelling someone's feet from a great distance? Nope. Thanks 😆

  82. N. Nic
    N. Nic
    Muaj më parë

    I was ready to say how the video has outdated mantis shrimp info but instead it's up to date. Shouldn't have doubted ya, SciShow crew!

    1. Awwkaw
      Awwkaw
      29 ditë më parë

      I ended up having to delete my comment on it. Great to see them keeping up 8-}

  83. Shanley Shoupe
    Shanley Shoupe
    Muaj më parë

    THERES LIGHT THAT GOES IN SPIRALS!!??

  84. Brandon Garrett
    Brandon Garrett
    Muaj më parë

    Wait. . . Did I just learn the secret to catching all the catfish!? Sweet...

    1. Peter Peterson
      Peter Peterson
      Muaj më parë

      yea, basically. strong scents. live or recently dead fatty fish. fresh or smoked meats with strong flavors. Bullhead like pork, channel cat like garlic scents, and flat head like live palm size bluegill.

  85. SgtMarty
    SgtMarty
    Muaj më parë

    Octopuses don't have tentacles... they have arms.

  86. Jess Austin
    Jess Austin
    Muaj më parë

    Id like to say thank you to this channell for consistently making content. I watch youtube every night and scishow always has a suggestion ive never seen. Unlike some channels i wont mention...(*coughs vsauce)

    1. Jess Austin
      Jess Austin
      Muaj më parë

      *coughs veritasium

  87. aptom203
    aptom203
    Muaj më parë

    Surprised you din't go into thermosensors on pit vipers or lateral line electrosensors on fish

  88. Jeff X. Mink
    Jeff X. Mink
    Muaj më parë

    I really like this host, but I don't remember his name. If only there were something in this video that had his name on it so I could remember.

    1. SgtMarty
      SgtMarty
      Muaj më parë

      Michael's name is in the notes under the video.

  89. Space Voyager
    Space Voyager
    Muaj më parë

    Circular polarised light? That's a new one for me...

  90. my back HURTS
    my back HURTS
    Muaj më parë

    I love watching nature so many people don’t

  91. aash syed
    aash syed
    Muaj më parë

    not impresive enough

  92. aash syed
    aash syed
    Muaj më parë

    we can be better than all of these if we are good enough

  93. sheamus
    sheamus
    Muaj më parë

    I'm not surprised 3/5 are aquatic species, they've had a lot longer to evolve down there

  94. Ben McReynolds
    Ben McReynolds
    Muaj më parë

    Imagine if we could see ultraviolet light like a caribou, we could sense electric impulses from muscle twitches from living animals like sharks can. Have multiple brain's like a octopus and smell and taste with each limb, ecolocation in the dark like bats, night vision like cats with pupils with 2 lenses for light to bounce off of. Have gripping hands like gecko's, spider web powers, I mean the list goes on. I love biology. And that wasn't even touching on extremophiles and the amazing stuff they are capable of doing. Or deep sea organisms and what they are able to do. It's unbelievable. Life is amazing.

  95. firelizard2
    firelizard2
    Muaj më parë

    Question: is it still "taste" when it's not to do with the mouth? I get that it's chemoreceptors either way, but is there no additional implication with the word "taste" as opposed to "sense", "detect", or some other term? Does it have to do with detecting chemicals specifically related to food? And how does it differ from smell, in contexts other than gustatory and olfactory systems?

    1. Olly
      Olly
      Muaj më parë

      Well, the chemoreceptors in your tongue compared to the ones in your nose are different. The chemoreceptors on your tongue aka your taste buds are made to detect chemicals in an aqueous solution, so it makes sense a catfish tastes as its chemoreceptors are probably the same kind as on our tongue and isn't part of its olfactory system which is a prerequisite for something to be called smelling, at least according to Merriam-Webster. That being said I think scientists just say catfish "detects" chemicals when they are writing a paper. The real question however is why in the world I just spend 15 minutes researching this and writing this comment

  96. Pablo Dono
    Pablo Dono
    Muaj më parë

    It would be really funnnie to hear a review about humans such as this being told by an animals.. Something like: humans.. Yes again humans.. We spoke before about their long running capabilities, their transpiration ability, their weird knees that allow them not only to walk and run but also go climb but today we will tell you about a super power of them you never heard of: reasoning... 😂😂😂

    1. Wendy Alberto
      Wendy Alberto
      Muaj më parë

      We can also taste with our balls.

    2. Hyperspace Jester
      Hyperspace Jester
      Muaj më parë

      😂 Inaccurate information. You're implying that _all_ humans are capable of reasoning... this comment section alone disproves that. 😂

  97. Christopher Brown
    Christopher Brown
    Muaj më parë

    The Mantis Shrimp would have seen that it was a blue and black dress.

  98. John Staggs
    John Staggs
    Muaj më parë

    DA BEARS.....

  99. Michael Allen Bailey
    Michael Allen Bailey
    Muaj më parë

    When can i buy his merch

  100. Joshua Benedict
    Joshua Benedict
    Muaj më parë

    How about 6th and 7th senses. Electromagnetic sensory functionality.