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Empire of the Desert Ants

Natural World, 2011-2012 Episode 2 of 14

Natural World visits the Arizona desert, where a new honey ant queen wages an intense battle for survival as she attempts to build and defend her empire. Eliminating rivals with ruthless efficiency, sacrificing thousands in her quest for domination, murder, cannibalism, genocide - she will do anything to keep her crown.

Empire of the Ants is the epic story of one honey ant queen's dramatic rise to power - and her brutal fall from grace.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Mon 10 Apr 2017 15:30


Role Contributor
NarratorAndy Serkis
ProducerIan Gray
Series EditorSteve Greenwood
Executive ProducerTim Martin

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