Spiders dating, dangerous or delicious?


This 11 February 2019 video from the Natural History Museum in London, England says about itself:

What are the secrets of spider dating? | Natural History Museum

For some spiders, choosing the wrong mate can be deadly. Jan Beccaloni, Curator of Arachnida and Myriapoda, explains some of the tactics male spiders use to avoid becoming their mate’s next meal.

This spider slingshots itself at extreme speeds to catch prey. The Peruvian spider and its web go flying with 100 times the acceleration of a cheetah. By Emily Conover, 10:19am, March 6, 2019.

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