In the animal kingdom, covert assassins evolved. Lurking in the shadows, ready to pounce at lighting speeds, they search for their next meals. They fight for survival, battling foes. They are animal ninjas and possess the skills to kill: speed, stealth, agility, patience and weapons. In the next hour, the world's deadliest animals will use their jaw-dropping talents to fight to live another day. From stealthy cats to patient seals, giant centipedes to kick-boxing kangaroos, these animals will amaze us on World's Deadliest: Animal Ninja Warriors.
If you think your childhood was tough, wait until you discover the most dysfunctional parents in the animal kingdom. In a world where the strongest survive, some animals take parenting to the extreme, committing acts that we would consider unthinkable. From territorial African lions that have been known to slaughter their enemies’ cubs, to overprotective emperor penguins that stop at nothing to protect their young from the elements, these moms and dads rely on their instincts, skills and sheer luck for survival. Sometimes the weirdest or most shocking strategies work the best, and in the game of evolution, whatever works wins.
Deep in the Amazon Rainforest, the ground is ablaze with the tiny terror of the fire ant. Armed to the teeth with a burning bite, they strip animals to the bone. Its sting contains cell-destroying venom that wreaks havoc on even human flesh.
Evolving is solving. The physical ability and behaviour of every animal we know are the result of relentless adaptations to find solutions to the problems they face in the wild every day. But some animals have found weirder mutations than others.
Humans are part of the animal kingdom but what may be taboo for us may help another species survive. This series explores extreme animal behaviors to uncover the strange physiology and practices of different species and the reason behind them.
Human beings are part of the animal kingdom however what might probably be taboo for us might probably help an extra species survive. This assortment explores intense animal behaviors to uncover the weird physiology and strategies of varied species and the aim driving them.
From a giant monitor lizard to a bulging buffalo, sometime the bigger the pet, the weirder it is!
Inflatable eyes, a nose that sees and even a see-through head – this is a showcase for some of the strangest animal appendages on the planet.
Count down the biggest beasts to ever roam the planet and uncover the secret lives of these supersized species in this eye-opening special.