Kung Fu Mantis Vs Jumping Spider | Life Story | BBC

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drรฆming. : Hey, Mister, when I grow up I'm gonna be like you *crunch*

Turky Alasiri : This mans voice is a treasure, it makes the video more interesting.

lassseerrr yah : Mantis: 2:32 BEHOLD!!! MY MIGHTY KUNG FU STANCE! Spider: 2:44 da faq?

Walker #4278414 : 0:43 When you sneeze and someone says bless you... But you're home alone. Edit: Um... Didn't expect that much attention.

Elijah Mckenzie : who else grew a strong bond with that mantis and was genuinely sad at the end.

a Xingguy : 3:30: this is so beautiful 3:40: crying and laughing at the same time

Meatballs for life : it tried so hard, and got so far, but the end, it never even mattered

Chas Int : Bit of a disadvantage being born bright red when you're worried about being eaten.

RhazYT : Top 10 Saddest Anime Betrayals 3:42

Rawin Tay : What if the spider run away because it see the big mantis.

Tiare Henry : Orchard: hello young child Lil mantis: woah I wanna be like you when I grow up **Gets eaten** Orchard: heh

Xenรธ : 3:25 Red mantis: Mom? White mantis: Son? White mantis: What is my name? Red mantis: um....... ....... ....... .... Mary White mantis: nope

Viktor Tesliuk : 3:00 spider left a chat

numberstation : Coming up next : Boxer Crab vs Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Shrimp!

RB : The end broke my heart.

Blue Falcons Suck : Friendly spider bro trying to catch up to warn little mantis bro about big mantis cannibal ... Gets rebuffed. Should have listened to friendly spider bro.

Ismail Abdelirada : Nice plot twist. Alfred Hitchcock would be proud.

Jonathan : ( 2:42 )KFM: I try waving my hands in the air to look bigger DM: roll for deception ( 2:44 )*dice rolling* ( 2:57 )KFM: 20 ( 3:21 )DM: Ok, so you scared off the spider but as you turn around you see a big Orchid mantis, three times bigger than the spider less than an inch from you ( 3:29 )KFM: I try to talk to him DM: Roll for charism ( 3:32 )*dice rolling* ( 3:42 )KFM:1

Sealand Relevant : 3:40 mike i swear to god 3:43 noooooo

hrpang : in the end, BBC films camera people film better than an actual Hollywood movie

SNEAKY CAMPERS : What a scary ass life that would be omg ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

Jonas Fast : 2:32 He just wanted a hug. 1 Like = 1 hug \(โ€ข~โ€ข)/

miniZergling : Kha'zix vs Elise prelease footage (1986) Colorized

Rawkudo : Spider : You aint going nowhere little fella !! m Mantis : I guess you leave me no choice...but to use it.. Spider : nani ?!?! Mantis : Kung fu stance !!!

Cakeybots : aw man, and i thought that orchid mantis was its sensei :(

Henry Louie : Nature truly never ceases to amaze me. Insects in particular are exceptionally interesting

A Garcia : Smaller mantis: Hello wise one. Bigger mantis: Hello. Goodbye. *eats*

Geetanshi Singh thakur : The spider gave me goosebumps ๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ˜ฉ....video is good ๐Ÿ˜Š

David Lyimo : What a way to ruin such a beautiful moment at the end. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜† Nature is really amazing. ๐Ÿ’š

B : That ending was just so random I couldn't help but laugh

OLBICHL : 1:31 me, when I'm home alone at night and I hear something... "Whose there?" Ohhhh BBC... you got me cheering for the mantis and hoping it would grow big and strong, only to watch it get eaten! >...<

Live Happy : His kung fu wasnt powerful for the Grand Master

Mai Pa Vang : 3:20 *see giant shadow inner thoughts: "oh boi....." "Some day he might be as big as this orchid mantis" Inner thoughts: "he's dead" Orchid mantis: "yup"

DangerMouSe : This game is *just* like DarkSouls...

Frodo Baggins : That ending hit me harder than infinity war

GoGo PowerRangers : is this real tape captured or just a movie? The visual quality is just awesome.

Meme Review : Extremely high paid actors everyone*

Kwiiten OwO : i fear spiders but im trying to watch

Damianade : To this day I remain convinced insects are from outer space. The close ups in this video only seem to reinforce that idea in my mind.

Versuski : Iโ€™ve never rooted so hard for an insect

Tuco Benedicto : I swear, everything about a mantis, from the look to the the way it moves, going through its habits and behavior, seem to be modeled to communicate cruelty. It's almost fascinating, in a creepy way.

Drex Plays : The quality looks so good it almost looks animated

Deim Martillo : 3:48 Baby mantis: you should have told me that before >:"v

Indomingos 5 : Jumping spider: I'm going to eat you, you weak tiny mantis Mantis: *Holds up arms* Jumping spider: Oh I ain't messing with you

IM NOT KERMIT : are u the master? yes (eats him)

TheMothman001 : It's like Dark Souls...for insects!

Ahmad Hindi : boss be like "you know too much..."

Goldpenny1 : BBC Earth should get an award for this extremely well done video...(oh, and may the kung fu mantis RIP).

Yackberg : How is it even possible to actually find and film those stories? Just amazing!