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  • Bat caves and cockroaches show

    Bat caves and cockroaches

    Mike visits the Gomantong Caves in Borneo, full of a million bats and a hundred foot pile of bat faeces. The place is crawling...

    (03:12)
  • The proboscis monkey show

    The proboscis monkey

    Mike goes to Labok Bay Sanctuary, for the proboscis monkey feeding time.

    (03:09)
  • Weaver ants show

    Weaver ants

    Mike Leahy visits a weaver ants nest in the Borneo jungle.

    (03:13)
  • Body lice show

    Body lice

    Mike tries to avoid catching body lice by washing his clothes by the Ganges.

    (03:09)
  • The Ganges at Varanasi show

    The Ganges at Varanasi

    The sacred waterway is used as a swimming pool, laundry, bathroom and rubbish tip. It's so heavily polluted at Varanasi that...

    (03:12)
  • Sacred cows and macaque monkeys show

    Sacred cows and macaque monkeys

    Cows may be sacred in India but they are responsible for spreading the single most deadly infectious disease known to...

    (03:13)
  • Worms and rabies show

    Worms and rabies

    Dr Mike Leahy can't stress enough, the importance of washing fruit and vegetables if you want to avoid unsavoury diseases such...

    (03:10)
  • Scabies show

    Scabies

    Mike gets under the skin of scabies in Mumbai, one of the largest cities on the planet.

    (03:11)
  • The deadly Malayan krait show

    The deadly Malayan krait

    On a piece of parkland, very close to Hanoi, Mike's on the hunt for the Malayan krait. This snake's venom is ten times more...

    (03:11)
  • Rats and killer fleas show

    Rats and killer fleas

    Mike buys a rat trap in Metal Street to catch a rat to catch a flea, the source of a deadly disease thought to be in the past....

    (03:10)
  • Assassins and chagas show

    Assassins and chagas

    Mike gets bitten by the bug under the palm trees of the Amazon. The assassin bug spreads chagas disease which is responsible...

    (03:13)
  • The legendary piranha show

    The legendary piranha

    Using himself as bait, Mike finds out how much piranha are attracted to human flesh.

    (03:10)
  • Deadly caterpillars and Manaus show

    Deadly caterpillars and Manaus

    Deadly caterpillars leave a lasting impression on Mike Leahy as he heads towards Manaus and one of the most incredible natural...

    (03:10)
  • Mosquitoes, dengue and favellas show

    Mosquitoes, dengue and favellas

    After warning us that Rio has a hidden killer, the dengue virus, carried by mosquitoes. Mike takes one of the city's more...

    (03:09)
  • The fire ant show

    The fire ant

    Enter a world of pain with Dr Mike Leahy as he takes his encounter with the Brazilian fire ant to the limit.

    (03:10)
  • Cargo Truck show

    Cargo Truck

    The FH Globe Trotter has reached the end of the road. See how it is ripped apart, melted down and recycled to be rebuilt as an...

    (00:39)
  • Space Shuttle Boosters show

    Space Shuttle Boosters

    Follow technicians and engineers as they recover and re-assemble Solid Rocket Boosters.

    (00:54)
  • Somali Pirates: Fighting Back show

    Somali Pirates: Fighting Back

    Witness the crew of the US container ship Maersk Alabama fight back against Somali pirates to save their captain and ship.

    (01:24)
  • Meet the heroes show

    Meet the heroes

    Crew members and their family re-live the nightmare experienced at the hands of the Somali pirates.

    (02:40)
  • Mengele Twin Mystery show

    Mengele Twin Mystery

    See scientists uncover the facts behind the bizarre remote Brazilian town full of twins.

    (00:52)