Nature - Season 21, Episode 4 - Rotten Tomatoes

Bloody Suckers


Episode Info

A look at creatures that live on blood, including mosquitos; bats; leeches; the candiru, an Amazonian fish; and the chipo, a South American insect that spreads a deadly disease that has claimed more victims in Latin America than AIDS. Also: host and filmmaker Mark Ferns allows himself to be fed upon by bats in the Caribbean.

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