For some reason, spiders tend to freak people out. Maybe it’s the legs or the pincers. Either way, there’s something about these magnificent bug-hunters that makes certain viewers weak in the knees.
The Mexican Red Knee Tarantula is a popular pet for spider enthusiasts. Like all arthropods, the Red Knee must go through a molting period to renew it’s outer shell as it grows.
Time lapse photography has sped up this 2-hour long process to just 25 seconds in the video below. Take a look for yourself and let us know what you thought about this crazy process!