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Old 03-04-2019, 08:27 PM
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Default Re: Giant spider drags away, eats opossum in Amazon rainforest

Originally Posted by saltwn View Post

Researchers studying interactions between predators and their prey in the Amazon rainforest spotted one encounter with a giant spider that'll leave arachnophobes trembling. Scientists stumbled upon a tarantula "the size of a dinner plate" dragging away an opossum for its own supper and later discovered it was the first such documentation in recorded history, according to a press release.

short view on this video is astounding
watch closely or you'll miss it
It's a mouse possum. Slightly smaller than our possum. Adults reach 4 inches. Young are considerably smaller.
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