Very cool trapdoor burrow

Something you don't see every day



Steve White reporting for Science Network WA:

A FAUNA-monitoring expedition at Eurardy Reserve, 145km north of Geraldton, has revealed the intricate life of trapdoor spiders.

Bush Heritage Australia and the Conservation Council of Western Australia were completing fauna surveys as part of managing the 30,000 hectare reserve, when they stumbled on a spider trapdoor.

Click here to read the full article, including Dr Vanessa Westcott describing the expeditions discovery of the cleverly camouflaged trapdoor burrow.