VARIOUS INTERNATIONAL MEDIA: Spiders used to have tails says new research
Release date: 5/2/2018
The common traits of spiders are well known to everyone – they have eight legs, multiple eyes and can spin webs – but a recent fossil discovery and new research now shows that spiders once had long 'whip-like' tails.
Terrifying ancient spiders with SCORPION tails are found perfectly preserved in 100-million-year-old amber
Spine-tingling spiders with scorpion-like tails have been found in amber dating back 100 million years.
The primitive creatures have been named after a monster from Greek mythology that was made of the parts of more than one animal.
The creepy crawlies scurried around the undergrowth of the rainforests of Burma during the age of the dinosaurs.