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The diving bell spider encases its abdomen in an air bubble

Spiders aren't known for their aquatic skills — but this one's amazing underwater moves set it apart. 🕷️ (via Brut nature)

05/29/2018 1:01 PM

53 comments

  • Kelvin L.
    06/22/2020 01:53

    What an amazing little creature. You almost certainly have one in your pond 🙂

  • Rei S.
    05/23/2020 13:02

    you're not safe underwater anymore either.

  • June S.
    03/31/2020 08:52

    amazing

  • Jamie W.
    03/30/2020 23:20

    it’s interesting but that doesn’t make it ok

  • Greg M.
    03/29/2020 21:34

    Must add water.

  • Greg M.
    03/29/2020 21:33

    Take a clean qt. jar, catch one of these, drop in jar, cap. It will encapsulate itself in big bubble. Hold it to up to the sun. Must see!

  • Natalie S.
    03/20/2020 07:07

    😩

  • Ronald N.
    03/18/2020 00:16

    WOW.

  • Tia W.
    03/17/2020 07:08

    Very cool and amazing but... no thanx I’ll pass

  • Tarell D.
    03/17/2020 03:58

    Nope

  • Adam T.
    03/16/2020 09:21

    Not the only species that hunt in water, Fen Raft Spiders dive too

  • Hayley H.
    03/15/2020 05:50

    told your this was real

  • Chantelle N.
    03/13/2020 19:50

    are these what we saw at the zoo

  • Bendoni C.
    03/12/2020 18:16

    Wow

  • Waseem M.
    03/09/2020 15:04

    Just wow !

  • Barbara J.
    03/09/2020 12:13

    I've known about these spiders most of my life, but had never realized what an engineering marvel their webs had to be to meet their life necessities!

  • Christina L.
    03/08/2020 20:40

    , have you heard about these guys? I'm sure. 🤯😯😍🕷 pretty cool

  • Craig A.
    03/08/2020 15:29

    hate me all you want

  • Jennifer M.
    03/07/2020 16:47

    this is pretty damn amazing! Xx

  • Swechha S.
    03/07/2020 05:06

    beautiful

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