Meet Brian the water spider!

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Clip from Totally Wild  |  Season 23  |  Episode 164  |  ELEVEN  |  August 2, 2016

Kellyn tell us about worldrenowned physicist Brian Greene, the namesake of 'Brian' the water spider! Arachnologist Dr Robert Raven tells Kellyn about how the team found this 'dashing' spider in Brisbane, and decided to honour Brian Greene by giving his name to the species. And a fascinating arachnid surfer it is, reading tasty waves coming in with its feet and then pursuing the (food) source of that wave. Frogs, toads and tadpoles it wrestles them under then drags them back to the surface to e

Kellyn tell us about worldrenowned physicist Brian Greene, the namesake of 'Brian' the water spider! Arachnologist Dr Robert Raven tells Kellyn about how the team found this 'dashing' spider in Brisbane, and decided to honour Brian Greene by giving his name to the species. And a fascinating arachnid surfer it is, reading tasty waves coming in with its feet and then pursuing the (food) source of that wave. Frogs, toads and tadpoles it wrestles them under then drags them back to the surface to e

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