"Dr. Bugs" Moffett has drugged-out toads, sex-champ ants - CONAN on TBS.
How ants are like humans, for the website Big Think.
Go behind the scenes and hear National Geographic research grantee Mark Moffett talk about his career, what inspires and influences his work, and his most memorable adventures.
Mark recounts his unexpectedly hilarious expedition to a remote valley in Colombia to document an elusive and deadly "superfrog" for the World Science Festival.
Mark shows an angry frog and some humongous beetle larvae to Conan O'Brien.
Mark has spoken for Google at both their headquarters in Mountain View and in Manhattan; here’s his discussion of the book, Adventures Among Ants.
Mark discussing "life in a nutshell" for the World Science Festival.
A video of Mark in the field by Melissa Wells won the Reader’s Choice award for best science video (a “Labby”) from the Scientist Magazine, and was chosen as one of the must-see science videos of the year by NBCnews.
During this lecture for the Santa Fe Institute Covid-lockdown haired Mark compares the canopies of forests to the structure of ecosystems ranging from coral reefs and grasslands to the film of bacteria growing on your teeth.
Mark is interested in the value of pollinators to human life, as described in this humorous video--find out more about pollinators, and biodiversity, here.
Conan learns that banana slugs have giant penises and that lizards are having lesbian sex in Texas in Mark's first of several visits to Conan's TBS show.
A video of a botfly emerging from Mark's hand, has been popular on youtube and was used for a time at Yale medical school. Think of it as the closest experience a man can have to giving birth. Prepare to be awed (or terrified).