Deep Look

You Can’t Unsee the Assassin Bug’s Dirty Work

Season 8 Episode 16 | 3m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

Under the bright yellow petals of a tarweed plant, an insect known as the assassin bug kills its caterpillar victim by stabbing it over and over. But does this perpetrator have an accomplice? Sticky droplets all over the plant could be a clue.

Aired: 09/28/21

Rating: NR

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