Story of the Tiny Series | Episode 1: Poisonous dinner
Updated 16:03, 09-May-2023

When most insects keep a safe distance from the juicy giant taro leaves, the anchor firefly beetle does the opposite. It braves the leaf's lethal poison sap and munches it after a series of detoxification practices. Watch this episode to find out more.

About 'Journeys in Nature': Story of the Tiny Series

In a world full of giants, it is the small that has a big impact. Whether it's tiny little bugs the size of a fingernail or lives that spend most of their time underground, these seemingly insignificant players have long played a remarkable role that the entire ecosystems rely on. Zoom in on the hidden world's great stories and prepare to be amazed by the power of the small in the rainforest of Hainan.

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