Dive deep into the world of group predation with a look at twelve different species that use teamwork, strategy and communication to hunt more effectively than they otherwise would be able to alone.
They slither, hiss and strike – especially when you catch them by the tail. Get ready to go hand to scale and face to fang with some of the world's deadliest cold blooded killers.
In recent years, an unusual spate of deadly shark attacks has gripped Australia, resulting in five deaths in 10 months.
Sitting high atop the food chain, these are the killers that even predators fear: the apex predators. These spectacular creatures have won the carnivore's lottery and are used to getting their way.
With eight legs and a bundle of bulging eyeballs, these are nightmares of the arachnid kind. Whoever said good things come in small packages, wasn't talking about these guys.
When your blood runs cold, you will do anything to get your prey. Eat your own kind, brutal surprise attacks, poisonous bites - you have to have ice in your veins to kill this viciously.
In just about every animal struggle, there's a winner and a loser. The stakes are often life or death. The motives for combat are varied, but they usually boil down to this: food, territory or sex.
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