Leaf Cutter Nightmare

This is what a Leaf Cutter Ant nightmare looks like! These tiny phorid flies proved a real test when trying to capture their egg laying behaviour. They are FAST & SMALL!

Producer/Writer/Director/Cameraman: Phil Savoie
AC: Ted Giffords, Nick Turner
Field Assistants: Jimmy Trejos Camacho, Canudo “Noodles” Mudoz Briones
Editor: Martin Elsbury
Narrator: Robert Lindsay
Super 16: Kodak 7246 7279
Location: Costa Rica


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Clip from: Hotel Heliconia

Broadcaster: BBC

First broadcast: 2001

Category: Film Clips