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  • BITE ME WITH DR. MIKE LEAHY

  • Tuesday 22 April 2014 at 22:00
  • Nat Geo HD
  • Mangrove crabs and snakehead fish show

    Mangrove crabs and snakehead fish

    In the mangrove swamps of Borneo, Mike checks out the claws of a mangrove crab and the healing properties of the snakehead fish.

    (04:54)
  • Bat caves and cockroaches show

    Bat caves and cockroaches

    Mike visits the Gomantong Caves in Borneo, full of a million bats and a hundred foot pile of bat faeces. The place is crawling ...

    (03:12)
  • The proboscis monkey show

    The proboscis monkey

    Mike goes to Labok Bay Sanctuary, for the proboscis monkey feeding time.

    (03:09)
  • Weaver ants show

    Weaver ants

    Mike Leahy visits a weaver ants nest in the Borneo jungle.

    (03:13)
  • Body lice show

    Body lice

    Mike tries to avoid catching body lice by washing his clothes by the Ganges.

    (03:09)
  • The Ganges at Varanasi show

    The Ganges at Varanasi

    The sacred waterway is used as a swimming pool, laundry, bathroom and rubbish tip. It's so heavily polluted at Varanasi that it...

    (03:12)
  • Sacred cows and macaque monkeys show

    Sacred cows and macaque monkeys

    Cows may be sacred in India but they are responsible for spreading the single most deadly infectious disease known to man-tuber...

    (03:13)
  • Worms and rabies show

    Worms and rabies

    Dr Mike Leahy can't stress enough, the importance of washing fruit and vegetables if you want to avoid unsavoury diseases such ...

    (03:10)
  • Scabies show

    Scabies

    Mike gets under the skin of scabies in Mumbai, one of the largest cities on the planet.

    (03:11)
  • The Vietnamese centipede and rove-beetle show

    The Vietnamese centipede and rove-beetle

    It’s one of the nastiest bugs Mike's hunted so far – with an agonising and toxic bite that can send your body into major tr...

    (04:32)
  • The deadly Malayan krait show

    The deadly Malayan krait

    On a piece of parkland, very close to Hanoi, Mike's on the hunt for the Malayan krait. This snake's venom is ten times more pot...

    (03:11)
  • Rats and killer fleas show

    Rats and killer fleas

    Mike buys a rat trap in Metal Street to catch a rat to catch a flea, the source of a deadly disease thought to be in the past. ...

    (03:10)