The most fatally hazardous of all living things is of course the human female, and she causes her share of consternation and more in Deadly Species (2002). The Florida Everglades are an excellent location for a swampy, steamy, scary sci-fi story of a lost tribe of American Indians and the fair sex that puts them in peril. An esteemed university researcher applies for several grants to pursue reports that the deep, wet, hot wilderness is inhabited by prehistoric natives. An ultra-rich schemer finances the expedition but derails its purpose in pursuit of the Fountain of Youth. The spigot of eternity is located, but the rejuvenating flow is guarded by hairy, smelly beasts who seem impervious to all attack. But what defense have they against the wiles of the feminine?