Movie: Mini monsters

Here are some critters that would not look out of place in a sci-fi film ... or your house.

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© Australian Museum
Producer:
Deborah White
Script Writer:
Deborah White

Transcript

Mini monsters: images from the Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM). You are about to see some critters that would not look out of place in a sci-fi film ... or your house.

COCKROACH

ANTS

WASP

FUNNEL WEB SPIDER

BEE

FLIES

MAGGOT

LADY BEETLE LARVA

CENTIPEDE

REDBACK SPIDER

WEEVIL

BEETLE LARVA

MITES

BUTTERFLY WINGS

The SEM works by bouncing electrons of hard, opaque surfaces so most living things have to be coated first ... in gold.

MOTH

CRICKET

DAMSELFLY

MANTIS

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