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Life in the Undergrowth

  • 2005
  • Season 1
  • 5 episodes
  • Documentary and factual
  • Nature

Summary

The complete series presented by David Attenborough, exploring the extraordinary world of insects and invertebrates. For every one human being, there are 200 million insects, and our planet's ecology is entirely dependent on their existence.

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Episode 4: Intimate Relations

Summary

David Attenborough turns his attention to the network of partnerships that invertebrates have developed with one another and with plants. He reveals how the fairy wasp, the world's smallest insect, flies underwater to inject its eggs into those of the water beetle. Footage also shows how the caterpillar of the blue butterfly smuggles its way into an ants' nest by mimicking the smell of their young

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2005-12-14
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PresenterDavid Attenborough
ProducerStephen Dunleavy
Series producerMike Salisbury

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