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Small but Deadly

From spiders to ants, wildlife expert Steve Backshall explores our smallest deadly animals.

In this episode, Steve explores animals that are often overlooked - our minibeasts! And judging by the questions and videos sent in by the CBBC audience, the deadliest live amongst us in their droves!

Steve identifies a venomous vole no bigger than your little finger, as well as revealing that mysterious holes in a patio are actually built by unusual bees and that driver ants are truly deadly. He even introduces us to a spider with what looks like a golf ball stuck on its behind!

In a DIY demo, Steve then shows us how to transform our green spaces into wildlife havens. And he creates seed bombs, turning conservation into a fun game of backyard boules!

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13 minutes


Role Contributor
Presenter Steve Backshall
Producer Giles Badger
Executive Producer Doug Mackay-Hope
Executive Producer Jo Shinner
Executive Producer Julie Gilmartin


  • Mon 29 Jun 2020 09:00
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