Watch bizarre video of termites trapped in ‘death spiral’

Bizarre footage shows termites locked in a “death spiral” — where they walk round and round in a circle following the insect ahead until they die from exhaustion.

In the clip, uploaded by Simon Jeffery to the Australia & New Zealand Fungus Identification group on Facebook, the termites  follow each other in a ring. The phenomenon has been observed in some colonies of social insects, such as termites and, more commonly, ants (Formicidae).