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Tiny Killers

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Photo: Green praying mantis

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Some of the best hunters on Earth aren't necessarily the largest. From a huge raiding colony of ferocious army ants to the deliberate and deadly praying mantis, see how extraordinary miniature predators interact with their prey. The predators may be small but the predation is not. Witness the predatory interactions of creatures such as the nurturing jewel wasp, the bizarre peripatus, the frightful arachnids and more, in dramatic second-by-second analyses of the moments leading up to, and following, a kill.