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Weird Wonders of the World

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How has the sun changed the landscape of classical music? What do goats and spiders have in common? Could spider’s silk help us develop bulletproof skin? Weird Wonders of the World is a fascinating journey to discover the answers to some of the strangest questions on the planet. With the help of leading scientists, engaging contributors and stunning experiments, this series opens up the secrets behind bizarre science, animal oddities, crazy weather, medical marvels and remarkable natural phenomena.

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Series 2, Episode 1

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Find out about goblin's gold, why Spain is under attack from spaceballs, and how prehistoric lions could be brought back from the dead. 1/8

Series 2, Episode 1

BBC Earth

Find out about goblin's gold, why Spain is under attack from spaceballs, and how prehistoric lions could be brought back from the dead. 1/8

Series 2, Episode 1

BBC Earth

Find out about goblin's gold, why Spain is under attack from spaceballs, and how prehistoric lions could be brought back from the dead. 1/8

Series 2, Episode 2

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This episode examines the bizarre case of a mystery stinger in Australia, how a scientist was poisoned on a jungle expedition, and why goats are flying in Utah. 2/8

Series 2, Episode 2

BBC Earth

This episode examines the bizarre case of a mystery stinger in Australia, how a scientist was poisoned on a jungle expedition, and why goats are flying in Utah. 2/8

Series 2, Episode 2

BBC Earth

This episode examines the bizarre case of a mystery stinger in Australia, how a scientist was poisoned on a jungle expedition, and why goats are flying in Utah. 2/8

Series 2, Episode 3

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Find out why a much-loved dolphin has started breaking people's bones, and why a caterpillar wears a hat made out of its own spare heads. 3/8