Queensland Woman Films Huntsman Spider During Moulting Process

An entomology enthusiast from Queensland, Australia, managed to capture footage of a huntsman spider’s moulting process, which shows the arthropod shedding its own body.

The footage, which garnered thousands of views, was filmed by Lisa Van Kula Donovan. She subsequently posted the footage online in timelapse form on September 20.

In a description alongside the video, Donovan said, “It was amazing and stressful all at the same time.”

She added, “I named her Sophia after my goddaughter who was as excited as me to see this.” Credit: Wannabe Entomologist via Storyful

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