VideoNaturalist Rudy Mancke takes a look at a vireo nest and shows how vireo nests are different from those made by other bird speces.
Rudy Mancke Collection
Rudy Mancke, who passed away on Nov. 7 at the age of 78, became a beloved figure in South Carolina and beyond through his groundbreaking work as the host of the nationally distributed television show NatureScene and SC Public Radio’s NatureNotes. NatureScene, co-created with Beryl Dakers premiered in 1978 and continued for an impressive 25 years, gaining national recognition for its simple and innovative approach to exploring the natural world.
Within this Collection
VideoNaturalist Rudy Mancke examines a whelk shell which became trapped in a reef and has recrystallized.
VideoNaturalist Rudy Mancke shows one of the phases of a polyphemus moth's lifecycle- a cocoon, which houses a moth pupa during metamorphosis.
VideoNaturalist Rudy Mancke shows the chambers carpenter bees make for themselves in wood.
VideoNaturalist Rudy Mancke shows a cow skull and its different parts.
VideoNaturalist Rudy Mancke showcases a piece of South Carolina's state mineral - Amethyst. Amethyst is primarily found in South Carolina's piedmont region.
VideoNaturalist Rudy Mancke takes a closer look at a fruit pod and a branch from an Indian Cigar tree.
VideoNaturalist Rudy Mancke shows off an alligator skull.
VideoNaturalist Rudy Mancke takes a look at a rattle from a rattlesnake, and discusses how it works.
VideoNaturalist Rudy Mancke compares and contrasts male and female pine cones from a longleaf pine tree.