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

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    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 super-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...

    Additional music by http://www.soundofpicture.com/ Show less
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