It’s nice to have random nuggets of knowledge up your sleeve whenever you want to start a conversation with someone. Knowing the weirdest things about animals, space, or science might raise a few eyebrows, but it will also open doors to other conversations. So, if you’d like to appear smarter, or at the very least confuse people with random knowledge, feel free to share any of these 50 golden random facts.
When it comes to animal cooperation, frogs and spiders don’t usually come to mind. In fact, don’t frogs eat spiders and other bugs? We’re having difficulty wrapping our heads around the idea of prey and predator working side by side. But we’ve been surprised by animals before.
The specific species of frog and spiders that have a buddy-buddy relationship are the humming frog and the burrowing tarantula. The spider uses the frog to keeps its eggs safe from ants and other egg-consuming insects while paying back by providing the frog with food. It’d be a cute story if these animals weren’t so creepy.