Antlion Cone Death Trap | The Hunt | BBC Earth

In the Namib desert where the sands can reach a scorching 70 degrees centigrade, very little is able to survive, but the Hotrod Ant can amazingly thrive and even forage for food. In this tense encounter, an unsuspecting Hotrod Ant has strayed in AntLion territory and faces the ultimate test of survival.

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  2. The filming, the sound effects, camera quality, narration of Attenborough. BBC you have done it. You guys need to know how many folks actually admire this work. Absolutely amazing!

  3. We used to find these all over our elementary school. We would scoop them up in paper cups and let them make a cone, then feed ants to them. Fun times.

  4. Without incredible narration: a normal ant slipping down into a cone trap
    With incredible narration: "As boulders of sand rain down, the ant starts slipping into trap and right into the jaws of death"

  5. This is basically the equivalent of you taking a walk on the beach, falling into a shallow hole, and being suplexed by a toddler repeatedly until you die from the trauma.

  6. Imagine insects become huge they are alot scarier than lion or the current predator
    I always imagine the worms from kingkong 😨

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