Water forever ruined. swimming? nope. This is the diving bell spider ( aquatics), a spider that spends almost its entire life underwater. They spin air chambers
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Water forever ruined

swimming? nope

This is the diving bell spider ( aquatics), a spider
that spends almost its entire life underwater.
They spin air chambers with their silk that allow them to
breathe. They don' t even need to resurface to fill the chamber
with air as the bubble acts like a gill, extracting dissolved oxygen
from the water and dispersing carbon dioxide,
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Submitted: 07/02/2014
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#54 - deckbox ONLINE (07/03/2014) [+] (6 replies)
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since alot of peeps get confuzzled as to how the guy eats/swims etc heres some youtube **** Under water spider
#5 - viran (07/02/2014) [+] (23 replies)
if spiders can make webs do this, can we make rebreather **** ?
#4 - nibbero ONLINE (07/02/2014) [+] (6 replies)
#36 - Jesusnipples (07/03/2014) [+] (3 replies)
User avatar #25 - harbingerwolf (07/02/2014) [+] (1 reply)
Hydration is key.
#18 - uchihalover (07/02/2014) [+] (12 replies)
sasuke sama isn't impressed by this insect
#9 - sirbrentcoe (07/02/2014) [+] (2 replies)
so if they can do this, why can't we figure it out to eliminate the need for SCUBA tanks and whatnot?
#10 to #9 - nebuelaeus (07/02/2014) [-]
We can
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebreather
it just easier to use an air tank.

Also, the way our bodies utilize oxygen, you can't get enough of it from water so you would still die of hypoxia. We're built from the ground up with a huge supply of oxygen in mind, so a "gill suit" like someone below me suggested wouldn't supply enough oxygen, and that's not even accounting for the amount of co2 we produce.
#41 - outdrewfortytwo ONLINE (07/03/2014) [-]
I hate spiders with a passion, but this impresses me.
#46 - poutinesalad (07/03/2014) [+] (4 replies)
HOW DO YOU EAT?

Still not as terrifying as water scorpions
#62 - forbesydemon (07/03/2014) [+] (16 replies)
In New Zealand/Australia we get Funnel Web spiders. They're attracted to water and so often fall into swimming pools. Thing is, when they do this they curl up and appear dead but they're just sleeping and using the tiny amounts of air trapped in the hair on it's body. Some unsuspecting pleb will find one in their pool, get it out and it'll wake back up and go ******* nuts. Pic related, it's one of these demon-spawn.
#76 - entername (07/03/2014) [+] (4 replies)
wow, thats absolutely amazing   
i dont see why spiders get such a bad reputation, they have so many cool adaptations and are one of my favorite animals   
its awesome what millions of years of evolution can do to an animal
wow, thats absolutely amazing
i dont see why spiders get such a bad reputation, they have so many cool adaptations and are one of my favorite animals
its awesome what millions of years of evolution can do to an animal
#1 - ilaughyouwin (07/02/2014) [+] (2 replies)
I wonder at what point of the evolution one spider went into water and he discover he can breathe underwater inside his cobweb.
#83 - octagon (07/03/2014) [-]
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#27 - Womens Study Major (07/02/2014) [+] (2 replies)
I'm just wondering how people can see things like this and be like, "Intelligent design? Never heard of it!"
#42 to #27 - deckbox ONLINE (07/03/2014) [-]
Spider needs food

Food is underwater

spiders breed with other spiders capable of diving to produce off spring that can sustain itself with underwater food

????????

Profit

your face when
#7 - mrkvos (07/02/2014) [+] (4 replies)
there is a cartoon from my childhood about this spider
#86 - isradam (07/03/2014) [+] (2 replies)
>Severe aquaphobia   
>Severe arachnophobia   
   
I'm not leaving the house today, thanks.
>Severe aquaphobia
>Severe arachnophobia

I'm not leaving the house today, thanks.
#50 - deckbox ONLINE (07/03/2014) [-]
Content Your Comments, since some butthurt anon redthumbed everyone
User avatar #44 - unstoppablegiggle (07/03/2014) [-]
The tuna land assault that Will Ferrel came up with in The Other Guys just became a lot more possible.
#103 - telekinesis (07/03/2014) [+] (6 replies)
Really out of the blue, but does anyone just have a large reaction folder of Beavis and Butthead pics and gifs they could share? I'll share my one and only B&B gif.
Really out of the blue, but does anyone just have a large reaction folder of Beavis and Butthead pics and gifs they could share? I'll share my one and only B&B gif.
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