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The Oldest Spider In The World Was Murdered By A Wasp In Riveting Insect Drama

By Aimee Lutkin

When you think of Australia, what do you think about? Personally, I think about all the animals there that can kill me, because it is a continent full of crazy wildlife. A new story has alerted me to the fact that not only is Australia full of giants bugs, but that some of them are older and wiser than me. It's too much.

In a lab at Australia's Curtin University, a Trapdoor Spider named Number 16 has died. Number 16 was 43-years-old.