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Ant bivouac

Duration: 01:00

The ants dismember the paralysed bodies of their prey and carry them back to the main camp. Certain ants are designated carries, having longer legs which helps them manoeuvre prey better. Working together, they can carry many times their own weight in prey.

Available since: Wed 27 May 2009

Credits

Producer
Huw CORDEY
Narrator
Fergal KEANE
Camera Operator
Jim CLARE
Camera Operator
Robert FULTON
Camera Operator
Charlie HAMILTON-JAMES
Camera Operator
Alastair MACEWEN

This clip is from

Andes to Amazon AMAZON JUNGLE

5/6 5th of a 6 part series exploring the wildlife & wild places of South America. Explores the difficulties faced by animals in the lush Amazon rainforest.

First broadcast: 11 Dec 2000

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