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2nd Feb '16 10:51:31 PM Fox_One
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* ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOps2'' has you deploy a spider-like bug named Ziggy during the Colossus mission, [[DoAnythingRobot equipped with a camera, microphone, wall-climbing capabilities, hacking equipment and a short ranged stun device]].
2nd Feb '16 3:40:00 PM captainmarkle
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Subtrope to AnimalEspionage.
8th Dec '15 10:25:18 AM luiz4200
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* ''WesternAnimation/YogisTreasureHunt'': One episode features Dick Dastardly using one to find out where the good guys will go to search for the treasure of the week. Someone swats it without realizing what it was but Dick is satisfied because it at least lasted long enough to fulfill its purpose.
21st Sep '15 9:44:15 PM nombretomado
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* ''TooHuman'': a CyberPunk adaptation of NorseMythology, turns [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huginn_and_Muninn Huginn and Muninn]] into robotic birds with zoom-lens eyes.

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* ''TooHuman'': a CyberPunk adaptation of NorseMythology, Myth/NorseMythology, turns [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huginn_and_Muninn Huginn and Muninn]] into robotic birds with zoom-lens eyes.
3rd Sep '15 1:24:51 AM jormis29
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* The Spyders in ''MinorityReport''.

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* The Spyders in ''MinorityReport''.''Film/MinorityReport''.
21st Aug '15 3:38:40 AM Morgenthaler
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* In PandorasStar, also by Peter F. Hamilton, [[AlwaysGetsHisMan Paula Myo]] and her team use modified insects to spy past privacy shields that scramble any electronic attempts at spying.

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* In PandorasStar, Literature/PandorasStar, also by Peter F. Hamilton, [[AlwaysGetsHisMan Paula Myo]] and her team use modified insects to spy past privacy shields that scramble any electronic attempts at spying.
7th Aug '15 8:30:53 PM zoop
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* Rune uses the magical variety in the ''Literature/{{Relativity}}'' story "Rune Returns... Again".
1st Jul '15 12:06:42 PM Kakai
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* Part of LBB's function in ''Webcomic/AgentsOfTheRealm''. LBB stands for Ladybug Bot and Jade uses it to search for both Agents and bleeds.
17th Jun '15 7:26:55 PM MyFinalEdits
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* [[spoiler: Rita Skeeter]] in the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' books can actually transform into a bug, and uses said ability for exactly this purpose. In this instance, it's a learned skill, albeit one that is supposedly regulated by wizarding law. Bonus points in that Hermione was set on the path to discover this fact by Harry talking about "bug" in the usual surveillance sense.

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* [[spoiler: Rita Skeeter]] in the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' books can actually transform into a bug, and uses said ability for exactly this purpose. In this instance, it's a learned skill, albeit one that is supposedly regulated by wizarding law. Bonus points in that Hermione was set on the path to discover this fact by Harry talking about "bug" in the usual surveillance sense.



** Given a ShoutOut in the 2008 film.
17th Jun '15 6:43:01 PM randomtroper89
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* In ''Fanfic/GameTheory'', Megane primarily uses her [[SummonMagic summoned insects]] for discrete surveillance.

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* In ''Fanfic/GameTheory'', ''Fanfic/GameTheoryFanFic'', Megane primarily uses her [[SummonMagic summoned insects]] for discrete surveillance.
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