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13 Horrifying Ways to Die (if You're an Arthropod)

Alex Wild, a wildlife photographer, compiled a list with photos of terrible ways to die if you're a bug*. For example, this trap-jaw ant from Belize wasn't pregnant. The swelling in its belly was from a parasitic worm feeding on its guts and gradually growing until it ruptured the exoskeleton.

So, in a way, the experience is analogous to pregnancy.

Mr. Wild depicts these as terrible arthropod deaths. But most of them would be unpleasant for us humanoids, too.

*This is a scientific term.

-via Marilyn Terrell


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