Gross/Weird Video Warning: Giant Tarantula Attacks, Kills Opossum


Even if you've never been afraid of spiders, a video that's making its way around the Internet could easily give you the a severe case of creeps.

The footage, taken by University of Michigan biologists in the Amazon rainforest, shows a giant tarantula attack an opossum...and win.

The black, hairy spider is seen holding the animal down while violently choking it.

Eventually, the spider drags it away, disappearing behind a tree.

While the horrifying attack may seem unusual to us, evolutionary biologist Daniel Rabosky says it probably happens more often than we think.

"A surprising amount of death of small vertebrates in the Amazon is likely due to arthropods such as big spiders and centipedes."

Check out the video below......but serious WARNING tag here!


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