Wasp Paralyzes Spider—But the Food Fight Isn’t Over | National Geographic

Wasp Paralyzes Spider—But the Food Fight Isn’t Over | National Geographic

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In Sydney, Australia, a deadly battle between a spider wasp and a Huntsman spider concludes with a surprise. Spider wasps paralyze large spiders like Huntsmans with a painful sting. The wasp attempts to drag the immobilized spider back to its nest where the spider likely would have been devoured by wasp larvae. However, a hungry ibis intervenes and makes off with the wasp’s prize.
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http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/06/spider-wasp-huntsman-australia-ibis-video/

Wasp Paralyzes Spider—But the Food Fight Isn’t Over | National Geographic
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