Fantastic Feeding

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Episode 4 of 6

Duration: 30 minutes

Series explorating strange animal behaviour reveals the many inventive ways animals catch prey. Discover a creature that employs glue-guns as weapons, a fish that slashes with a chainsaw and a spider that lassos its prey with a swinging blob of glue. Meet a fish that targets its prey using its mouth as a water pistol, a shrimp that stuns its prey with sound and a lemur with an ET-like finger that taps for a meal. Plus, a frogfish whose mouth moves faster than its prey can see, a snake with a tail that acts as a maggot-like lure and an eagle that has found a novel way to break into prey. There is even a mantis shrimp with a knockout punch that reaches the speed of a racing bullet and a stoat that uses hypnosis.

Credits

Series Producer
John Downer
Narrator
Ciaran McMenamin
Camera Operator
Rod Clarke
Camera Operator
Steve Downer
Camera Operator
Warwick Sloss
Camera Operator
John Waters
Producer
Mark Brownlow

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