Early arachnid walking animation: How Paleocharinus, early spider ancestor, moved around.
Creepy Animation Shows How One of the Earth’s First Land Creatures Walked (Video) 
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July 15 2014 1:33 PM

They Walk

Paleocharinus, a spider ancestor, was among the first land creatures on Earth. 


An early arachnid is walking again thanks to some decidedly contemporary techniques.

Jim Festante is an actor/writer in Los Angeles and regular video contributor to Slate. He is the author of the Image Comics miniseries The End Times of Bram and Ben.