Nature: The Gathering Swarms

Wednesday, May 21 @ 8pm on HDTV 

A look at some of the most extraordinary swarms on the planet, including a view from inside a locust swarm, mayflies along the Mississippi, 17-year cicadas, and brine fly hatches over Lake Victoria. Beyond the power of sheer numbers, complex and organized swarms eventually give rise to swarm intelligence that allows complex decisions to be made.