22 Jun '12, 1am

My “Dangerous Encounters with Brady Barr”

My “Dangerous Encounters with Brady Barr”

In 2009 together with a team of experts, he attached an untethered camera to a Humboldt Squid for the first time ever, revealing never before seen behaviour of these cannibalistic deep-sea creatures. Other recent achievements include filming a feeding frenzy of rarely-seen six gill sharks 1/3 of a mile down, taking DNA samples from an eight-foot electric Eel armed with 600 volts of zap, and using state of the art high speed cinematography to time the strike speed of the fastest ambush predators on the planet. He also developed full-size crocodile and hippo disguises in an effort to approach these dangerous animals and take scientific samples in a non-invasive way. In the name of science he applied a field toxicity test to various Salamander species – he licked them; pronouncing the North American hellbender hands down the most disgusting. Most recently, Barr captured the s...

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Comments

  1. 22 Jun '12, 7am

    Lol, why you look scared!?! haha

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