Life in the Undergrowth 2005 | TV Show Watchlist
Small but ferocious creatures are examined.
Premiered: November 23, 2005
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In this last program we see the tensions below the surface in some of the great social structures built by insects, and witness the carnage when an ant colony and a termite colony wage war.
The world of invertebrates is a web of relationships with plants and other animals, and this program is full of incredible stories.
Silk is the invertebrates’ great invention. From the protective stalks of lacewing eggs to the amazing hanging threads of New Zealand’s ‘glow worms’, they use it in a huge range of ways.
From the stunning aerobatics of hoverflies in an English garden to the mass migration of purple Crow butterflies in the valleys of Taiwan this episode tells the tale of the first animals ever to take to the air.
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- Premiered: November 23, 2005
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: Small but ferocious creatures are examined. (more)