At this page we will try to collect some nice, interresting and some times even educating movies.


The influence of a single species to nature and even scenery

We often hear the comment that if a plant or animal species will get extinct that is not so bad, "that’s nature". But that the loss of a single species can have enormous consequences can be seen in the reportage below where in the past extinct wolves are reintroduced in a national park.



Orchid Mantis - (Hymenopus Coronatus)

Een bidsprinkhaan die doet alsof die een orchidee is.

Published on 12 Apr 2013 The Malaysian Orchid Mantis or Hymenopus Coronatus, lives on top of the Orchid Blossoms in the rainforests of Indonesia and Malaysia. Their camouflage is so perectly adapted to their surroundings that it is almost impossible to say were the plant ends and the insect starts. The Orchid Mantis is a relatively normal






1 januari 1955
Makers: Polygoon-Profilti

Nieuws uit de oude doos. Gelukkig is er sinds die tijd zeer veel veranderd. Maar dit filmpje is zo leuk dat we het jullie niet wilden onthouden.

Op de rots Ifar in het Cycloopgebergte in het binnenland van Nieuw-Guinea worden orchideeën geplukt, oa zogenaamde Nieuw-Guineetjes. Bomen worden gekapt om zeldzame orchideeën te bemachtigen of Papoea's klimmen langs lianen omhoog om ze te plukken. Vervolgens worden de bloemen in Hollandia verkocht.

June 7th 2012

Science Bulletins: Scientists Radio-Track Orchid Bees

Orchid bee in closeup, a must see

June 6th 2012

Reinhartorchids placed a nice 38 second long movie on-line of a flowering Stanhopea.

They made a timelaps of 3 days of 1 image every 10 seconds. They got in total 23 minutes material. After editing it produced a very nice 38 seconds movie.



September 5th 2011

Nieuwsitem around moving some rare orchids near highway A4




June 6th 2010

The "Orchideeënhoeve" is worthwhile to visit. Here some sneakpreviews in 2 seperate parts.

Part 1


Part 2



April 5th 2010

Orchiade 2010 at Hortus Botanicus Leiden.



May 13th 2009

Fly catching orchid I (Porroglossum muscosum)


May 5th 2009

The largest orchid of Europe in Haren.




April 10th 2008

Orchid's secual deception triggers ejaculation



March 8th 2008

De wonders of orchideeën pollination.



january 25th 2008

It took more than 150 years, but finally there is proof that Charles Darwin was right.



February 9th 2007

Wilde orchid wasp mimic- David Attenborough - BBC.



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