little matters: insects

"Insects Little Matters" reveals many of these animals secrets, from the hunting traps of the antlion, that have inspired the best movie monsters, to the different kind of methamorphosis that avoids competition between parents and sons.

programme information

Duration

1 x 60'

Production Company

Alvaro Mendoza Productions

YOP

2014

Definitions

SD HD

Episode Information

The world of insects is stunning, and with the appropiate photography it can be really beautiful... "Insects Little Matters" reveals many of these animals secrets, from the hunting traps of the antlion, that have inspired the best movie monsters, to the different kind of methamorphosis that avoids competition between parents and sons. We will admire termite environment control in their fungi farms, or the wild world´s longest copula of the stick insects, that remains during the whole period of gestation... Social or solitaire insects may represent five million different incredible ways of being born, eating, communicating, building, finding mates, and hunting… Many people think this is the age of Man, or of mammals, just as the Mesozoic era was the age of the dinosaurs. But that is a big mistake, and a surfeit of pride. We have always lived in the age of insects...

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