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World's Weirdest is a TV show from National Geographic that shows off the weirdest things from the animal world. These weird moments reveal just how strange nature is. Some of the things you might notice on World's Weirdest are Mother Eating Spiders or a giraffe with a broken neck.

Weekdays 10:00 PM et/pt on National Geographic Wild
5 Seasons, 24 Episodes
March 7, 2011
Nature, Documentary & Biography
Cast: Bob Blumer
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World's Weirdest Full Episode Guide

  • Parenthood practiced by naked mole rats and egrets.

  • Examining shark behavior.

  • A look at beavers building emergency bunkers and spiders preparing traps to catch their next meal.

  • Welcome to the world's weirdest happy hour where vervet monkeys get rolling drunk and cut loose like kids in a frat house, inebriated elephants go on a drunken rampage, and black lemurs get high after munching on toxic millipedes.

  • National Geographic features the puzzling mysteries of hundreds of whales beached on a shore, thousands of black birds suddenly raining from the sky, spontaneously exploding frogs and, sadly, much more!

  • High in the frozen Japanese Alps, female snow monkeys engage in same-gender sex. Across the African savannah, "Lion Kings" enjoy intimate male friendships. In nature, gender is as flexible as life itself.

  • Go beyond the barn doors to discover some of the most bizarre farms, farming methods, and farmers on the planet. From breeding edible insects to milking spiders, National Geographic shows you a side to farming that you never knew existed.

  • Meet monkeys that binge drink and throw frat parties, elephants that go on drunken rampages through villages, and lemurs that get high off millipedes, leading scientists to question whether there are evolutionary benefits to psychoactive compounds.

  • If it creeps, crawls, buzzes or sheds its exoskeleton, there's a chance it could cure an illness that's stumping modern medicine. Explore the untapped healing properties of the animals many think are repulsive, but sometimes turn out to be lifesavers.

  • A mother-to-be Adélie penguin sells her body for stones; chimpanzees trade meat for sex; and a redback spider eats her partner alive while they're still mating. Meet the world's weirdest friends with benefits.

  • From blood-firing lizards to zombie snails, some creatures really are stranger than fiction.

  • If you thought man was the sharpest tool in the shed, well think again. In the ever-changing world, animals are employing strategies to stay one step ahead of their predators and prey through systems of memory, communicating, and even mind control!

World's Weirdest Video Clips & Extras

Deadly Mating | World's Weirdest Clip (02:39) Blood-Squirting Lizard | World's Weirdest Clip (01:50) Amazing Speed-Gulp Killing | World's Weirdest Clip (02:49)

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