Caption: Wasp spider (Argiope sp.) wrapping a trapped grasshopper in silk. The spider wraps the grasshopper and paralyses it by injecting venom and a digestive enzyme. It will then feed on the grasshopper at its leisure. Filmed in Lampedusa, Italy.

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Keywords: animal, arachnid, argiope, biology, breeze, caught, europe, fauna, grasshopper, insect, italian, italy, lampedusa, orb, paralysed, poison, predator, prey, silk, trap, trapped, venom, waiting, wasp spider, weaver, web, wildlife, wind, wrapping, zoology

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Wasp spider with grasshopper prey

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