Season 1 — Episode 1
With the help of footage taken by eyewitnesses and news crews, Nature’s Weirdest unravels the facts and the science behind each phenomenon. There is the mysterious case of the car that got cocooned by caterpillars in Holland, and the baffling case of the exploding toads in Germany. In Switzerland, a lakeside town is entombed in ice and a once in a lifetime storm turns Sydney, Australia, crimson overnight. There are some extraordinary and disturbing plagues of mice and locusts and a swarm of ladybirds which has to be seen to be believed. And finally there are some extraordinary strandings of starfish, crabs and whales. This show brings you the real story of the events behind the headlines and helps to explain what on earth happened.