|Fire ants create lifeboat in the Amazon (BBC)||
Embedding disabled: watch video on YouTube. When a flood threatens a fire ant colony in the Amazon jungle, they adapt by forming a lifeboat.
|Metamorphosis - Life Cycle of a Butterfly Time-lapse||
Watch the transition from caterpillar (larva) to pupa (chrysalis) to butterfly.
|Fire ants: stopping the invasion with flies||
James Williams explains an interesting method for stopping the invasion of fire ants through one of their nastiest enemies: parasitoid flies, which literally get into their heads.
|The Life Cycle of Cicadas||
A film about the remarkable life cycle of Cicadas by plant biologist Roger Hangarter and filmmaker Samuel Orr.
|Remote-controlled robot insects||
Not even the most sophisticated of today's robots come close to mimicking the flight aerobatics of insects. However, researchers have found a way around that: by programming and taking control of real insects.
|Cockroach Controlled Mobile Robot||
The "Cockroach Controlled Mobile Robot" is an experimental mechanism in which a live cockroach is the pilot. It stands on top of a trackball which has been modified to control a three-wheeled robot.
|A huge worm leaves its cricket host||
A parasitic worm makes its cricket host jump in the water, committing suicide. The worm then leaving its host and swims away.
|Strange Bolivia Caterpillar||
This bizarre looking caterpillar should not be touched as its venomous spines can cause very painful reactions in human skin upon contact.
|Weaver ant nest building||
See the social behavior of weaver ants when they construct their nests. Worker ants can bridge two leaves and pull them together by making chains with their bodies.