October 2014

Spider lives inside man

man had spider live inside, burrowed through his belly button

A 21 year old from Western Australia acted as a host to a tropical spider for three days after it burrowed into his torso through a scar in his belly button from a recent surgery. One morning Thomas noticed a red line around two inches long starting up from his navel.

The Spookfish

The spookfish has recently grasped tons of attention for its unusual vision

The spookfish has recently grasped tons of attention for its unusual vision. It is a member of the Rhinochimaeridae family and is a relative of the shark family. This video was taken last year in Hydeographer Canyon in the North Atlantic. It was taken by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's ROV Deep Discoverer. These fish have been found in the open seas near Greenland to New Zealand and are hardly ever seen.

spider feeds on small gecko

large spider feeds on gecko, uses venom to immobilize it

A unknown species of spider was filmed feeding on a live lizard. It seems to be similar to a huntsman spider. Huntsman spiders live in warm, tropical regions around the world. They are known to hunt and rummage for food. They are considered the largest spiders by diameter, and a certain kind can grow up to 10 to 12 inches in size, including leg span.

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