A Real Bug's Life Episode 102 - "Welcome to the Jungle"
In the rainforest of Latin America, two tiny, newly hatched bugs — a brilliant orchid bee and a leafcutter ant — strike out into a bewildering world. There are more bug species here than anywhere else on Earth, each with an important role to play. These two newbies must quickly figure out how to fit in and survive on their first day on the job.
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Sloth scientist and CEO of Sloth Conservation Foundation Dr. Becky Cliffe prepares for the release of a rescue sloth in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica during the "Welcome to the Jungle" episode of “A Real Bug’s Life.” (National Geographic/Alex Jones)
Director Amy Gilchrist and Director of Photography Alex Jones wrangle elephant beetles during a shoot in Costa Rica for the "Welcome to the Jungle" episode of “A Real Bug’s Life.” (National Geographic/Joe Craig)
Shooting researcher Katherine Hannaford and researcher Joe Craig work on attracting orchid bees to film them during a shoot in Costa Rica for the "Welcome to the Jungle" episode of “A Real Bug’s Life.” (National Geographic/Amy Gilchrist)