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Eaten alive

Duration: 01:55

What at first looks like a strange creature in the torchlight turns out to be a caterpillar covered in maggots.

Steve Backshall was part of an international team of scientists, cavers and wildlife filmmakers who lived deep in the rainforest of New Guinea to search for the rare and endangered creatures found there.

You can watch him on Lost Land of the Volcano on BBC One.

Available since: Mon 7 Sep 2009

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Lost Land of the Volcano

An international team of scientists, cavers and wildlife filmmakers explore New Guinea.

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