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Fastest spin on Earth? For animals that rely on legs, scientists say one spider takes gold

Phys.org - Mon 12 Feb 18

There's no sneaking by this spider. New research from the University of California Merced and the California Academy of Sciences shows that individuals from the spider family Selenopidae—commonly ...

Fastest spin on Earth? For animals that rely on legs, scientists say one spider takes gold, ScienceDaily - Mon 12 Feb 18
Fastest spin on Earth? For animals that rely on legs, scientists say one spider takes gold, Eurekalert - Mon 12 Feb 18

How One of the Fastest Spinning Animals Catches Its Prey

National Geographic - Mon 12 Feb 18

A paper detailing the hunting technique of flattie spiders could be used for developing multi-legged robots in the future.

Footage shows how flattie spiders turn to capture prey

Daily Mail - Mon 12 Feb 18

University of California Merced and California Academy of Sciences researchers used high-speed video cameras to show how flattie spiders whip around in one-eighth of a second to strike prey. ...