Mysterious Island - Prelude / The Balloon Bernard Herrmann
It's time to meet the fiddler crab, the harp seal and all their wonderful nature friends! Here are 10 examples of the natural world taking its cue from music.
The fiddler crab uses its smaller claw to put food into its mouth, so it appears to play its bigger claw like a fiddle.
Harp seals are notable for the harp-shaped markings on their backs.
Trumpetfish fool their prey into thinking they are sticks by lying still in the water and floating with the current.
The Chopin peace lily is a popular houseplant, but toxic to cats and dogs.
The guitarfish is distinctive for its guitar-shaped body.
The soprano pipistrelle call has a much higher frequency than many other members of the bat family.
The female freshwater drum can produce up to 65,000 eggs each year.
The Mozart variety of rose blooms strongest between spring and autumn.
Cornetfish can grow up to around 200cm in length - longer than a trumpetfish.
The banjo catfish is so-called because of the round shape of its head.