Speed Kills

  • 2012
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A look at the fastest predators of the animal world.

Black Lagoon
There's more than just one creature lurking in this black lagoon. Here, in this bizarre netherworld between river and ocean, evolution has created a v (more…)
Desert
In the ancient Namib Desert, temperatures soar to 160 degrees, and the average annual rainfall is just an inch. But surviving the searing heat and thi (more…)
Dark Underworld
Seen from above, the rainforest appears serene and quiet. But below is a world at war, where creatures hide behind trees, sail through the air, and li (more…)
Ultimate Precision at Top Speed
02:48 — With uniquely powerful eyesight and quick-moving rounded wings, the African goshawk has no trouble maneuvering through the jungle's branches in order (more…)
This Is Why You Can't Outrun a Cheetah
03:02 — With a flexible spine and feet like tire treads, the cheetah is built not only for speed - but for unrivaled acceleration. From: SPEED KILLS: Savanna (more…)
Ultimate Precision at Top Speed
02:48 — With uniquely powerful eyesight and quick-moving rounded wings, the African goshawk has no trouble maneuvering through the jungle's branches in order (more…)
How to Outrun a Cheetah
04:07 — The cheetah may be the fastest animal around, but its speed comes with a price; if it runs for too long and gets too hot, its heart and brain will coo (more…)
Dolphins' Killer Strategy
01:50 — Dolphins have a major advantage over other ocean predators - they're smart. They communicate with each other in order to coordinate, cooperate, and ki (more…)
The Fastest Punch in the World
02:52 — Mantis Shrimp have a knockout punch, delivering a killer blow as fast as a 22-caliber bullet. From: SPEED KILLS: Ocean http://bitly.com/1fUuu2v
You've Got to Fly Before You Can Eat
04:05 — When their parents abruptly stop feeding them, young gannets are forced to learn to fly - but with untrained wings and little wind, that's a tall orde (more…)
Slaughter in the Water
04:29 — It's a bloodbath - and a big meal for hungry crocodiles - when millions of migrating wildebeest attempt to cross the Mara River. From: SPEED KILLS: S (more…)
The Ferocious Tigerfish
02:49 — With giant teeth and a ferocious attitude, African tigerfish are dominant, terrifying predators; they've even been known to work together to take on l (more…)
Speed Kills Season 1
The fastest animals on Earth use speed to kill. Our high-speed cameras capture them in action.
Speed Kills Season 1
The fastest animals on Earth use speed to kill. Our high-speed cameras capture them in action.
Why Are These Dolphins Beaching Themselves?
02:35 — Just how far will humpback dolphins go to kill their prey? Apparently, very far. From: SPEED KILLS: Black Lagoon http://bitly.com/VF8nCy
A Cheetah Sprinting to the Kill
02:59 — The cheetah does a lot of high-speed sprinting to catch its prey in the arid, hot desert. Learn about its advance, cooling adaptations and see the ape (more…)
The Slimy, Deadly Velvet Worm
02:08 — Velvet worms are 400-year-old caterpillars that have an unusually gooey way of subduing their prey. From: SPEED KILLS: Dark Underworld http://bitly. (more…)
Bushbabies Are Cute. They're Also Ruthless.
02:17 — A bushbaby can jump more than 20 feet from one tree to another. Which is why this rat doesn't stand a chance against this primate. From: SPEED KILLS: (more…)
The Sidewinder Snake Slithers at 18 MPH
02:58 — Reaching speeds up to 18 MPH, the sidewinder slithers rapidly along the desert dunes. The way it buries itself in the sand is even scarier. From: SPE (more…)
You Don't Want to Step on a Stonefish
03:22 — Stonefish are aptly named - they look exactly like stone, allowing them to blend into their surroundings and surprise unwitting prey.
Sneak Peek
00:31 — After millions of years of evolution, the world's fastest predators only need a fraction of a second to kill.
Stay Away from Packs of Hungry Lionfish
02:01 — With giant pectoral fins and colorful stripes, the lionfish is an imposing underwater predator. What's even more intimidating is how it hunts. From: (more…)
Do These Fish Really Shoot Their Prey with Spit?
01:48 — Archerfish are the only fish in the world that shoot its prey with streams of water. See them in action here. From: SPEED KILLS: Black Lagoon http:/ (more…)

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  • Premiered: October 7, 2012
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A look at the fastest predators of the animal world. (more)

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