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S3-E24 Self Defence

S3-E24 Self Defence

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In this episode Steve Backshall takes a look at the incredible methods that animals employ to protect themselves against predators and learns how forms of human self-defence, such as martial arts, draw inspiration from creatures such as the tiger, crane and cobra. He then meets the kung fu experts of the natural world, including a big-hitting shrimp and a mesmerising preying mantis.


Steve Backshall sets out to visit six continents in search of Earth's 60 deadliest animals.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Steve Backshall
Director Ruth Harries
Executive Producer Wendy Darke
Producer Ruth Harries
Series Producer Scott Alexander

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