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Old 28-04-2008, 08:54 PM
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Which invert of them all, would you put a tenner on, to win a running contest..?

What would be the fastest runner..?
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Old 28-04-2008, 08:55 PM
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Arboreal species of tarantula are bloody quick!
Tapinauchenius sp.
Poecilotheria sp.
Arboreal africans etc
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Old 28-04-2008, 08:57 PM
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Arboreal species of tarantula are bloody quick!
Tapinauchenius sp.
Poecilotheria sp.
Arboreal africans etc
I am sure I read that camel spiders and tiger beetles can get to speeds of up to 10mph, which is impressive, if true, and I would guess make them among the fastest runners.

And I would bet some species of pede would be able to scoot along, as well..
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Old 28-04-2008, 09:03 PM
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Fun Fast Animal facts

Dragonfly is the fastest flying insect, at 36mph, or so...
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Old 28-04-2008, 09:27 PM
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i would guess at Stromatopelma or H maculata. When these guys start running they dont seem to stop eitha lol
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Old 28-04-2008, 09:29 PM
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some sort of cockroach i bet
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some sort of cockroach i bet
I think they can get to about 3mph.

Pretty good, but no place near what tiger beetles and camel spiders can get to, it would seem...
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kool didnt know that any quick spiders are a no no with me my red knee is fast enough when she wants to be
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Old 29-04-2008, 10:23 AM
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one of my mantids as if he gets out he can sure run fast
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Old 29-04-2008, 06:43 PM
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Camel spiders are the fastest or so i'v read and heard on tv. do you remember the magazine called "bugs" was out a while ago and you got piece's for a model scorpion-well it said in that too lol
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