Ultimate Swarms, Monday 26th, 9pm, BBC One
It's time to inflate your beard of bees as Professor George McGavin get's down with some of the world's most impressive swarms.
It's not just the insects that get George buzzing as he becomes part of these natural spectacles. From hanging out in the caves of New Mexico as 10 million bats make their nocturnal exodus to crawling with 60 million crabs as they march through the forest of Christmas island, and dodging carp as they leap out of the water in Illinois. By getting right to the heart of these natural events, he finds out why swarms are the ultimate solution to surviving against all odds and discovers how unlocking the secrets to how animals swarm could be crucial to understanding our own increasingly crowded lives.
Inflatable Beard of Bees - for those prone to Anaphylaxis