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Episode 4 – Curious Imposters

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Episode 4 – Curious ImpostersEpisode 4 – Curious Imposters

Some animals have mastered the art of deception. The cuckoo lays its eggs in the nest of other birds and tricks them into raising its young, while the spooky looking death’s-head hawkmoth deceives hundreds of bees to steal their honey. How do these cheats and impostors get away with it?

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