World Wise : A Thousand Million Million Ants
Journeying throughout Australia, Costa Rica and the UK, this hour long show, produced by the renowned Oxford Scientific Films, examines the lifestyles and inter-relationships of five ant species.
Screened as part of Channel 4's World Wise series, A Thousand Million Million Ants brings to life the extraordinary world of ants, with impressive technical photography providing an in-depth appraisal of ant ecology, behaviour and social structure.
Army ants move in huge colonies attacking prey en masse, whilst weaver ants build elaborate nests out of leaves, and leaf-cutter ants cultivate fungus in an amazing symbiotic relationship.
A Thousand Million Million Ants is a vivid and comprehensive exploration of these intriguing and hardy insects, with stunning macro-cinematography capturing their complex relationships and incredible teamwork.