Nature

The Gathering Swarms

Passport Season 32 Episode 18 | 52m 59s

It is quite a spectacle when animals come together in inconceivable numbers: sometimes in the millions, billions, and even trillions. When swarms gather, a kind of super-organism is created in which individual intelligence is superseded by a collective consciousness that shares information and moves with a single purpose for the benefit of all. This behavior applies to a number of creatures that

Aired: 05/21/14

Expires: 05/21/18

Rating: NR

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