Mummy-experts try to rescue world’s greatest accumulation of mummies, endangered by humidity and showing signs of caducity, including the best preserved corpse worldwide: The little girl Rosalia Lomardo. Experts move to rescue the world’s greatest accumulation of mummies, endangered by humidity and showing signs of decay, including the world’s best preserved corpse: a two-year old girl from 1920.
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.