Trojan Caterpillar

Take a closer look at the history and future of one of Earth’s most treasured natural habitats.  Get an in-depth view of the creatures and plant life that make up this unique wildlife treasure, go inside the  devastating consequences of modern farming methods and see the new technology that could hold the key to restoring the meadow to its natural glory.

Kingdom of the Meadow airs Thursday August 26 at 9P et/pt on Nat Geo WILD.

Video preview: This caterpillar survives by duping red ants into thinking its one of their own brood — then dines on red ant larvae.