Somersaulting spider: Moroccan desert spider Cebrennus rechenbergi uses unique moving technique (VIDEO).

The Crazed, Somersaulting Spider of Your Dreams and Nightmares (Video)

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May 9 2014 3:37 PM

Yes, That Was a Somersault

Meet the new Moroccan desert spider cebrennus rechenbergi

Cebrennus rechenbergi flips its way down sand dunes in Morocco, somersaulting from point A to point B.

Dallas Jensen is a regular video contributor to Slate.

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