Master Of The Killer Ants

Season 34, Episode 17 of 25

In the Mandaras Mountains of northern Cameroon live the Mofu -- an ancient tribe that shares its homes and crops with insects in a mutual balance of survival. But this year, a terrible drought has hit the region and the termites, usually a precious ally to the Mofu, have left the fields and invaded the huts and granaries. To fight back, the Mofu shaman calls for Jaglavak, a ferocious army ant with the body of a dragon. The ant is protected by a thick carapace and armed with terrifying pincers that cut, tear and slice through anything in its path. Using high-tech macro shooting techniques, the film goes underground and gives us a terrifying up-close look at a termite's fortress and the war that rages between termites and Jaglavak.

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