Weaponized Ocean Creatures (07:54)
A blue dragon sea slug stings an unsuspecting swimmer, causing her hospitalization. Sea slugs and Blue Bottle jellyfish use venom to protect themselves in the open ocean.
Pitohui Bird (07:06)
Dr. Jack Dumbacher discovered the first poisonous bird in Papua New Guinea. The naturally-occurring toxin comes from a diet of beetles.
Elephant Damage Control (07:05)
Farmers in Kenya implement beehive fences to protect their crops from elephants. The bees provide honey and economic opportunity.
Flying Goats (04:57)
American mountain goats are relocated by air to in order to stabilize the population. In the 1950s, beavers were dropped by parachute into Idaho.
New Albatross Colony (05:48)
Threatened by climate change, chicks are relocated from the Pyramid to Point Gap on Chatham Island. The birds have a strong homing instinct.
Sacred Stone-Throwing (08:58)
Evolutionary theology suggests chimpanzees demonstrate early human religious behavior. Consider why animals use tools.
Ancient Lizard Footprints (06:58)
Human hand prints were discovered in an 8,000 year old cave. Mysterious non-human prints were made by monitor lizard feet.
Credits: Weird Wonders of the World (Series 2): Episode 2 (00:31)
Credits: Weird Wonders of the World (Series 2): Episode 2
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