Smithsonian scientist Hannah Wood collecting and studying spiders in the Philippines for a separate research expedition. A team of researchers led by Smithsonian scientist Hannah Wood has discovered that trap-jaw spiders have a surprising ability to strike their prey at lightning speed and with super-spider power, according to new findings reported in the scholarly journal Current Biology.
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Note for News Media: This image is included in this photo package to provide an illustration of Smithsonian scientist Hannah Wood conducting field work. The image does not show Hannah Wood conducting research published in Current Biology.