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Why This Spider Has A Cartoonish Butt
A Pikachu-shaped abdomen may help this spider catch them all.
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This Spider Isn’t From Mars—So Why Is It Named for David Bowie?
A Beyoncé fly, a Trump moth, and more: learn why some species are named for famous figures.
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Spider Catches Prey by Shooting Webs
The rare ability helps some spiders outwit larger prey.
About Goliath Spider

The goliath birdeater tarantula of South America is arguably the biggest spider in the world. Watch as one hapless mouse wanders into a spider's deadly trap, and see the unusual adaptations that make the goliath one of nature's deadliest ambushers.

 

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