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Ants: Secret Power of the Nature

   2011    Nature
In this documentary we will be transported into the world of ants. What animal has achieved immortality? What animal is the most warlike? What animal has the greatest supercity on the planet? Not man but ants. They are the real success story. It is only their tiny size and our vanity that allows us to hold onto the myth of our supremacy. Ants rule the planet. They are found in more habitats from far northern Finland to the sweltering tropics. The largest colony known of these insects is in Japan, where 306 million ants, with 1 million queens, in 45,000 colonies spread over 270 hectares. The fiercest warriors on earth are the slave maker ants. Other ants have barracks and sentry posts to protect themselves against surprise attack.

Dangerous Liaisons

   2020    Nature
Deep in the jungles of Taiwan lives female giant golden orb-weaver spider -- among the biggest web building spiders on the planet. With a leg-span of almost eight inches and silk like kevlar, she's a fearsome predator. But the orb spiders must find a way to mate with her male counterparts, who are approximately 10 times smaller and 500 times lighter than she is.
Series: Fierce Queens

Desert Empire

   2020    Nature
There is one miniature fierce queen, hardly bigger than a grain of rice. Enter the fascinating, and sometimes brutal world of honey ants, struggling not just for survival, but power - all in service of their fearless leader, the queen. Her story has it all-- ambition, murder, and a great army of female warriors on the rampage.
Series: Fierce Queens

Faking It

   2020    Nature
Reese Witherspoon explains the world of female Macaques, who use sexually ways to ensure their baby monkeys will grow up with strong male protectors. These females have helped to shape one of the most caring primate societies on earth.
Series: Fierce Queens

Fierce Queens: Growing Up

   2020    Nature
Reese Witherspoon hosts this nature series that explores the fabulous females of the animal kingdom. From ants to cheetahs, these ladies call the shots in their world and sit at the top of the social hierarchy earning them the title 'Fierce Queens'. In the first episode, Reese takes us on a journey with two teenage cheetah sisters, coming of age in the wild and learning how to work together to survive.
Series: Fierce Queens
Bronze Age
Bronze Age

   2016    History
The Big Think
The Big Think

   2017    Technology
Minimalism
Minimalism

   2015    Culture
Inner Worlds Outer Worlds
Inner Worlds Outer Worlds

   2012    Culture
Planet Earth
Planet Earth

   2007    Nature
The Keepers
The Keepers

   2017    Culture
Inside the World Toughest Prisons
Inside the World Toughest Prisons

   2020    Culture
Bible's Buried Secrets
Bible's Buried Secrets

   2011    Culture