10,000 mealworms devour fruit and veg (video)

The Freaky love this timelapse video of mealworms devouring a tomato, Romanesco broccoli and sweetcorn.

This stunning video is shot by Green Timelapse

Mealworms are the larval form of the mealworm beetle. They are voracious eaters and demonstrate the power of numbers. Each individual mealworm only consumes a tiny tiny amount of food but collectively they can destroy these fruit and vegetables in minutes.

Scientists are now looking into whether mealworms and other larval might be able to consume plastics.

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