Life in The Undergrowth

Season 1 Episode 4

Intimate Relations

Aired Unknown Dec 14, 2005 on BBC
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Episode 4 covers the special relationships between invertebrates with plants or other animals. Included are: aphid-herding ants, gall-inducing insects, and parasitic relationships such as a wasp grub carried by an orchard spider, fairy wasp eggs laid inside eggs of water beetles, and methoca, an ant-like wasp, which paralyzes and then implants a tiger-beetle larva with its eggs.moreless

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