Scorpion VS Centipede: A Deadly Fight | David Attenborough's Micro Monsters | Nature Bites
David Attenborough introduces us to a giant millipede - then explains why centipedes make such a good foe for the red claw scorpion.
The red claw scorpion (Pandinus cavimanus) is also known as the Tanzanian red claw. Whilst red claw scorpions are sometimes kept as pet, they can become easily agitated. Red claw scorpions are similar in size to Emperor scorpions and are typically found in the rainforests of Tanzania, Africa.
From Micro Monsters with David Attenborough Season 1 Episode 1, "Conflict": Right beneath our feet is a secret world of disguise and espionage, social networking and courtship, rape and pillage, parenthood and relationships. Sir David Attenborough investigates how macroscopic residents outwit their enemies to survive.
Micro Monsters is a series narrated and hosted by Sir David Attenborough, who takes viewers deep into the world of bugs. Pioneering macroscopic techniques allow Attenborough to explore in unparalleled detail the intricate, sophisticated behaviours of fascinating creatures and the complexity of the environments they build and inhabit, in a world normally hidden from the human eye. Each of the three episodes explore a different aspect of the little-known lives of insects, from the deceptive defensive mechanisms harboured by spiders and scorpions, to the creation of colonies and how social arrangements develop.
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