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Them and Us

Insect Worlds Episode 1 of 3

Steve Backshall explores the connections and relationship that we have with insects and other arthropods. In Kenya, huge armies of driver ants give houses a five-star clean-up, and in China, we discover how silkworm caterpillars have shaped our culture and distribution. While locusts devastate crops in Africa, bees and beetles across the world provide a key link in our food chains. Many of us perceive these animals merely as creepy crawlies and nothing more than a nuisance, but as Steve reveals, we couldn't live without them.

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30 minutes

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Tue 10 May 2016 19:30

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Role Contributor
NarratorSteve Backshall
Series ProducerDoug Mackay-Hope
ProducerRosie Gloyns
ProducerAnuschka Schofield

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