Season 28, Episode 10 Moment of Impact: Jungle

First Aired: April 11, 2010

A look at the bio-engineering of jungle animals and insects, including leaf-cutter ants that are capable of carrying materials 10 times their weight, trap-jaw ants that possess a bite force 300 times their weight; Cuban crocodiles that can leap up to six feet out of the water to catch prey; and basilisk lizards that can walk on water due to wide-webbed feet and a unique gait. Also featured are ospreys and bats.

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  • Premiered: October 10, 1982
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal what its first host, Donald Johanson, called `the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.' The series has ga… (more)

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