Expedition

The Tarantula Hawk Wasp

Clip: Episode 7 | 1m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

Steve observes a tarantula hawk wasp as it attacks a Mexican red-rump tarantula. After stunning the tarantula, the wasp brings it back to her burrow as a meal for her young.

Aired: 05/06/20

Rating: TV-PG

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