Speed Kills Black Lagoon reveals the creatures that have made the netherworld between ocean and river their hunting ground. Dip beneath and a murky world of twisted mangrove roots and seagrass beds exposes freakish killers waiting to unleash bursts of speed to catch their prey.
In the forest’s dark underworld, there’s a lot more happening than meets the eye. Under every rock, behind every tree, death could be lurking. Africa’s largest cobra is beat to the chase by the Giant bullfrog. Big Brown Bats use sonar to take out Wax moths at high speed. And the world’s 2nd fastest cat leaps 10 feet into the air after its aerial prey. When death comes to the underworld, it takes the express!
Humans believe they are the masters of speed, with their super cars, rockets and supersonic jets. But the natural world puts this highly engineered technology to shame. This episode of Speed Kills explores natural speed in our brutal deserts. The sun is enemy number one, but moving fast to overcome searing heat is just the beginning.
Under the ocean, its survival of the fittest… and fastest. Stonefish vacuum food in, seals whiplash their victims to death and Mantis Shrimps unleash hammer blows with the acceleration of bullets. With over three billion years to get inventive, ocean creatures have exploded the design envelope wide open in their quest for speed!
The arrival of the great migration is a promise of gluttony… and speed is the ticket to the feast. Cheetahs and gazelle are caught in an ancient arms race. Lions muscle their way into the action. And crocodiles unleash awesome bursts of prehistoric power. On the vast plains of the Serengeti, its only the quick and the dead.
Jungle hunters are masters of disguise. But speed is their secret weapon. A chameleon shoots its ballistic tongue out with incredible force. A Gaboon viper strikes in the blink of an eye. And leopards take to the trees in a murderous ballet.