Displaced by Floods (07:06)
Find out how clumps of earthworms were stranded on a highway in Texas. Gar became trapped in playground fences.
Giant Australian Fruit Bats (05:15)
After deforestation, bats cause noise and damage in Batemans Bay. Residents repel the animals, who pollinate spotted gum trees.
Sperm Whale Stranding (08:07)
Disoriented by shallow water, males have washed up on the shore of the North Sea for centuries. Mass stranding may indicate stabilizing populations.
Robots and Starfish (05:45)
COTS-spot eradicates coral-eating Crown-of-thorns starfish in the Great Barrier Reef. Consider how technology assists conservationists.
Disabling Dangerous Drones (03:34)
Eagles trained by police and security professionals are used to capture drones being used for criminal activity.
Cartwheeling Spider (05:38)
Ingo Rechenberg designed a spider-like robot to roll uphill. New technology is inspired by biological processes.
Lattice Cocoon (04:53)
A uniquely shaped chrysalis safeguards against ants and rain. Consider how weather influences animal evolution.
Bats in Pitcher Plants (05:40)
Nepenthes hemsleyana survives on bat feces. Its curved back wall signals the bats through echolocation.
Credits: Weird Wonders of the World (Series 2): Episode 4 (00:33)
Credits: Weird Wonders of the World (Series 2): Episode 4
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