An Indonesian Autumn Adder. pic.twitter.com/UMdDhHwtEO
— Nature Photography (@NaturePH0T0S) May 4, 2017
(Yes, this is random even by my recent standards.)
That’s a spider attempting to devour a mouse, if it’s not clear.
A viral robbery-murder case:
In one of the most unexpected genetic thefts ever, a virus that infects bacteria appears to have stolen the gene coding for the poison of the black widow spiders. The virus, named WO, probably uses the gene to help it attack its targets. …
(That surely has to be a plausible guess.)