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Small Australian Spider Possibly World's Fastest Lunging Predator

Australia is famous for its rich variety of wildlife, and now scientists say it could also be home to the world's fastest-lunging predator. Karaops are a type of small, flat spider found only in Australia and researchers believe they could be the fastest terrestrial ambush predator. The small karaop spider is native to Australia and is usually found under loose bark, especially on eucalyptus trees.  It has a flat body allowing it to hide in tight spaces but it is the...

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