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Golden Wheel Spider Escapes Predators Fast | YouTube Nature Video
Who knew running – or cartwheeling – for your life could look like so much fun?
Mind you, if I had to escape a nasty wasp that was so persistent, I would come up with a ‘fast as possible’ exit strategy as well. Bleck. I hate wasps of all sorts.
Like many burrowing insects, the golden wheel spider can shift many, many times his body weight in sand. It is approximated this spider shifts about 80,000 times its body weight in sand.
I would hate to be the golden wheel spider that got caught by a wasp without a sloped dune to help me out…