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Weird Nature

Episode 1: Marvellous Motion

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series looking at strange animal behaviour reveals nature's quirkiest movers and shakers using special FX, from dancing seaslugs to cartwheeling caterpillars. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Downer
Camera Operator:
Rod Clarke
Camera Operator:
Steve Downer
Camera Operator:
Warwick Sloss
Camera Operator:
John Waters

Weird Nature

Episode 2: Devious Defences

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series exploring strange animal behaviour reveals the bizarre ways animals defend themselves, from skunks that do handstands to crabs that dress up. Show more

Contributors

Camera Operator:
Rod Clarke
Camera Operator:
Steve Downer
Camera Operator:
Warwick Sloss
Camera Operator:
John Waters
Series Producer:
John Downer
Producer:
Mark Brownlow

Weird Nature

Episode 3: Bizarre Breeding

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series exploring strange behaviour in the animal kingdom focuses on breeding rituals, from dancing scorpions to mice that mate themselves to death. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Downer
Camera Operator:
Rod Clarke
Camera Operator:
Steve Downer
Camera Operator:
Warwick Sloss
Camera Operator:
John Waters

Weird Nature

Episode 4: Fantastic Feeding

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series that explores strange behaviour in the animal kingdom. The bizarre methods employed by some creatures to catch their prey, from fish to lemurs. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Downer
Camera Operator:
Rod Clarke
Camera Operator:
Steve Downer
Camera Operator:
Warwick Sloss
Camera Operator:
John Waters
Producer:
Mark Brownlow

Weird Nature

Episode 5: Puzzling Partners

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The series exploring strange animal behaviour focuses on unusual partnerships, including the fishermen who have forged a co-operative venture with wild dolphins. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Downer
Camera Operator:
Rod Clarke
Camera Operator:
Steve Downer
Camera Operator:
Warwick Sloss
Camera Operator:
John Waters

Weird Nature

Episode 6: Peculiar Potions

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The series exploring strange animal behaviour looks at how they use drugs and alcohol, from starlings that perform aromatherapy to monkeys with a liking for happy hour. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Downer
Camera Operator:
Rod Clarke
Camera Operator:
Steve Downer
Camera Operator:
Warwick Sloss
Camera Operator:
John Waters