Liz Bonnin meets the animals doing whatever it takes to find food, including macaques using psychology to pull off a theft
Liz Bonnin’s wildlife series continues with an interesting peek into the life of more
The coconut crab of Christmas Island loves to steal stuff. From flip-flops to hats and even Liz’s camera, nothing is safe from these crafty crustaceans.
But the secret to their kleptomania is a fabulous sense of smell, which means anything that smells like it might be food is worth stealing.
The rhesus macaque (pictured, top) is also a brilliant thief.
The jumping spider in Australia can mimic the smell of its prey – and don’t even get us started on the dirty tactics of the wall-lizards of Greece!
Presented in a fun, light-hearted way, this is packed full of fascinating animal behaviour that ensures the survival of the baddest.