David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities

Curious Imposters

Series 2 - Episode 4 Curious Imposters



in an insect version of Mission: Impossible, discover how the death’s-head hawkmoth breaks through an apparently impenetrable carpet of honey bees, feeds on their produce and escapes unharmed. It’s all engagingly explained. And all quite miraculous.


David Attenborough takes a look at animals that rely on other species, from cuckoos planting their eggs in other birds' nests to the death's-head hawkmoth stealing honey.

Cast & Crew

Presenter David Attenborough