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MONSTER BUG WARS!

This is ringside access to bug-eat-bug gladiatorial contests! Witness some of nature’s deadliest encounters where stings, spikes and deadly venom are wielded with cold-blooded precision. Enter the no-holds-barred, real life world of spiders, scorpions, centipedes and killer ants fighting to the death. When the Spiny Leaf Insect goes head to head with the Giant Rainforest Mantis it’s an all-out assault where only one survives. Can the lethal stinger of a Bull Ant overcome the suffocating silk of the Redback Spider? When a lethal Tree Scorpion threatens a Green Ant colony carnage is certain. Who survives the showdown between a deadly Desert Centipede and a Desert Trapdoor spider? Filmed in extreme close-up high definition and illustrated with state-of-the-art CGI, Monster Bug Wars! brings to life nature’s ultimate fight club. The five encounters per episode are accompanied with expert commentary from Dr Linda Rayor, Cornell University’s eminent entomologist and Dr Bryan Grieg Fry, “Professor Poison” from The University of Queensland. When bugs go to war there is just one guaranteed result – they’re either dead or alive.

An accompanying special recaps the Top Ten Bug Battles seen so far.

13 x 60 minutes HD|Format Rights Available|Produced 2011

Produced by Beyond Productions and Discovery Science Channel USA|Commissioned by Discovery Science USA

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