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10 Adaptations That Never Sounded Like A Good Idea July 21, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — Chad L. @ 2:09 pm
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Over on Wired they are running a short piece titled “10 Worst Evolutionary Designs” that is full of little gems, like this one:
5: Goliath bird-eating spider exoskeleton. This giant spider can climb trees to hunt very mobile prey. Yet it has a shell so fragile it practically explodes when it falls? Well, at least it can produce silk to make a sail. Oh, wait — it can’t!
 Click Through for the other 9.  [Wired Via BoingBoing]