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  • Death by Doodle: A Brief Natural History of the Antlion

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    Watch part 2 here: https://youtu.be/I1_-XRi05Ps

    Antlions are the larval stage of lacewing like insects in the family Myrmeleontidae. They make their living as sit-and-wait predators, catching and eating ants. This video shows their prey capture strategies.

    Most of this video is filmed in slow motion at 400 to 600 frames per second.

    Written, shot, edited, and produced by Adrian Smith https://twitter.com/DrAdria...

    Production assistance by
    Jean Brannum
    Alli Schumacher

    Narration by Eban Crawford https://www.youtube.com/sen...

    "Song of the Doodlebug" by Georgia Yellow Hammers
    courtesy of Document Records http://www.document-records...

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