True Facts: The Hummingbird Warrior
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Not a moth.
Dr. Anusha Shankar ( for her guidance, enthusiasm and research on torpor.
Dr. Margaret Rubega ( and the University of Connecticut
for our conversation and her introductions.
Dr. Alejandro Rico-Guevara ( and the University of Washington
for the incredible media related to the tongue and all of his guidance.
Dr. Don Powers ( and the Powers Research Lab for their
footage on energy conservation.
Dr. Kristiina Hurme ( for her amazing work on weaponized beaks
Dr. Chris Clark ( and UC Riverside for our conversation and
all of the wonderful footage related to the dives and and displays.
Dr. Gregor Yanega ( for the footage of birds pilfering spider food.
FLIR Thermal Cameras (FLIR.com) for the psychedelic heat mapping footage
RuthLes Productions ( for the wonderful footage of the
hummer in torpor, as well as the lovely phone chat.
Tracy Kerestesh ( for the footage of insect eating.
The Arizona Daily Star ( for letting me use the footage of a hummer collecting
spider webs outside of their window
Tom Grey ( for his very special photo of hummingbirds mating…
which is not easy to capture
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