Spiders aren’t insects because they have 8 legs, insects have only 6 legs. Spiders are arachnids. The spider I will be writing about is the trapdoor spider because I find them most fascinating.
The trapdoor spider burrows underground and camouflage the top of his burrow so it looks like its surroundings. Visualize a cockroach comes by the spiders burrow at the right moment. SNATCH! It takes the cockroach and eats it. Trapdoor spiders even live in trees.
I like that the trapdoor spider is an ambush predator because it is a good hunting strategy. There over 600 different species of trapdoor spiders.
This is what I learned about trapdoor spiders I hope you learned something too.