STUNG by a LIONFISH!

– [Mark] Oh, wow. I cannot believe you’re about to do this. – I’m Coyote Peterson, and I’m about to enter the spike zone, with the lionfish. One. Two. Here we go. Three. Agh! Gah! Oh, wow, it’s gettin’ worse, guys. Ugh. – [Mark] Okay let’s get you home. (dramatic Continue Reading

Sugar Ants | Tandem Running Their Way to Victory

Hi, my name’s Jordan Dean, and in this episode, we’re going to be looking at one of the most widely distributed and diverse ants on the planet. They’re known as Sugar Ants… Sugar Ants cover the genus “Camponotus”, a large genus, comprised of around a thousand-different species, and they can Continue Reading

Bull Ants | The Giants of the Undergrowth

Hi, this is Jordan. In this video we’re going to be looking at one of the largest and most aggressive ants out there, they’re known as Bull Ants. Bull Ants fall under the genus, Myrmecia, and have around 90 different species, almost all of which are endemic to Australia. They’re Continue Reading

Bullet Ant Venom

– So the other group of ants [Dr. Corrie Moreau, curator/ants] that we have today are bullet ants. [Dr. Corrie Moreau, curator/ants] – Why are they called bullet ants? [Bullet ant, Paraponera clavata] – Well, they’re called bullet ants [Bullet ant, Paraponera clavata] because their sting is so painful [* Continue Reading

STUNG by a COW KILLER!

– I’m Coyote Peterson. Now you’ve seen me stung by harvester ants, fire ants, and scorpions. But today, I’m moving a rung up on the insect sting pain index, and I’m going to be stung by the cow killer. I have a feeling that this one is going to hurt. Continue Reading

STUNG by a WARRIOR WASP!

(dramatic music) (screaming) (suspenseful music) (roaring) (water splashing) – [Coyote] The insect sting pain index needs no new introduction in relation to the work that we do. My climb towards its summit began with a small creator known as the harvester ant. This experiment into what happens from an onslaught Continue Reading

Bullet Ant Kryptonite?

(tense music) – [Coyote] Here we go, are you ready? – [Mario] I’m ready. – I’m Coyote Peterson and I’m about to take on the bullet ant challenge. Are you ready? – [Mario] Le’ts do it. – One. Two. Oh my gosh, this is it. Three. (screaming) Oh, it’s stuck Continue Reading