Beautiful wasp zombifies cockroach

In the African savannah lives a very interesting creature. This is Ampulex compressa, the Jeweled Cockroach wasp. She is on the hunt for something. And this is it. A cockroach. She approaches it carefully as the roach is far bigger than she is. Once she is close enough she strikes! 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

Dolphins: Even Smarter Than You Thought | Nat Geo Live

Brian Skerry: Researchers have told usan awful lot about these animalsbut there is a lot more waiting to be revealed.There lies endless potential for discoveryand maybe for enlightenment.( applause ) These are, arguably, the most intelligent animals in the ocean. And with this story I’ve worked with five different species Continue Reading