07/01/2010 07:51 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Nat Geo Amazing: The Weird, Wacky And Extreme (PHOTOS)

National Geographic is debuting a new book and 10-part television series, "Nat Geo AMAZING!", that takes a look at some of the wackiest, weirdest, and most extreme stories from some of the most beautiful places across the globe. From honeybees that detect explosives to the vocabulary of cats, the program features odd and surprising tidbits sure to wow. We've teamed up with Nat Geo to give you a first glimpse at some of these amazing stories.

"Nat Geo AMAZING!" premieres on the National Geographic Channel on Friday, July 9, 2010 at 7pm EST.

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