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Freak Wave (07:36)


In 2015, swimmers in Australia were injured during an unpredictable rogue wave. Multiple forces acting on oceans including storms and currents create giant waves.

Fog Tsunami (06:08)

A fisherman recalls May of 2014 when a wall of fog advanced across Lake Michigan. Cold, low air pressure and water droplets combined to create this worldwide spectacle.

Sea Lamprey (08:49)

Great Lakes fisheries have managed invasive sea lampreys for decades. Scientists use naturally occurring hormones to attract and repel the pests from spawning grounds.

Epomis Beetle (05:47)

Role reversal predators feed on frogs before pupating into ground beetles. Larvae can eat up to nine frogs.

Greenland Shark (06:30)

Little is known about deep sea dwelling Greenland sharks. Researchers use carbon dating to age the ocean scavengers.

Croy Brae (06:38)

An optical illusion explains why cars seem to roll uphill in Scotland. Magnetic hills are created by our eyes, not gravity.

Musical Great Whites (05:52)

Sharks investigate low-frequency sounds played underwater. According to an eco-tourism guide, they prefer specific songs.

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Weird Wonders of the World (Series 2): Episode 5

Part of the Series : Weird Wonders of the World (Series 2)
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In this episode, Chris Packham uncovers nature's super-survivors: a frog whose dinner is fighting back, a shark with the secret to long life and a prehistoric fish with a thirst for blood that almost destroyed an entire fishing industry. A foray into freak weather reveals why a monster wave shocked swimmers in Sydney and how two fisherman were engulfed by a fog tsunami on Lake Michigan. The senses also come under scrutiny as Chris investigates whether great white sharks like heavy metal.

Length: 51 minutes

Item#: BVL141284

ISBN: 978-1-64198-271-9

Copyright date: ©2016

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