Discover the incredible superpowers displayed by creatures in the natural world. Find out how scientists have harnessed or mimicked these superpowers to create amazing developments in technology and medicine. Explore how the creations of animators and filmmakers have been influenced by these superpowers.
- Adder: Invisibility Cloak
- Bat-eared Fox: Supersonic Hearing
- Cassowary: Armed and Dangerous
- Chameleon: Crazy Colour-Changing Lizard
- Duck-billed Platypus: Electric Senses
- Electric Eel: Electric Zapper
- Gecko: Antigravity Glue-grip Feet
- Giant Anteater: Super Sense of Smell
- Hermit Crab: Protective Suit of Armour
- Hummingbird: Super Speed
- Newts: Bionic Bodies
- Octopus: Shape-shifting Escape Artist
- Pink River Dolphins: Seeing in Sound
- Pit Vipers: Hest-seeking Guidance Missiles
- Racoon: Extrasensory Hands
- Spitting Cobra: Toxic Spray
- Tarsier: Super Sight
- Vampire Bat: Seeing in Sound
- Wood Frog: Cryogenic "Mr Freeze"
Leon Gray is the author of many non-fiction books for children.