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Denis A. Ivashov
19-07-11, 09:46 AM
Mother killed a cockroach and put it on the bottom of the tank. Slings pounced on the food.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4f64_O9DiUo

Mother took a cockroach in the chelicerae and began to feed the Kids.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4ipqVwL9Lk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3IN9J4wQbs

JensFalk
19-07-11, 04:33 PM
Nice video, i belive the mother feeds them until 3rd instar if im not mistaken.

Lee Corless
19-07-11, 10:08 PM
very very interesting video...I knew it happened but I have never seen it done.

Also that is a very loud clock!!! ;)

jorgealarcon
10-07-12, 03:47 PM
That is amazing how caring the mother spider is. Thanks for sharing video here at http://www.thebts.co.uk