COMM: This battle between a spider wasp and a wolf spider marks the start of one of nature’s
grizzliest fights for survival. COMM: Spider wasps are so called because they hunt spiders, not because they are an arachnid.
The spider wasp’s sting is one of the most painful insect stings known to man. COMM: Its opponent is known for its agility
and speed as well as having great eyesight. COMM: Striking with its venomous stinger, the wasp attacks the spider over and over
again, paralyzing its prey. COMM: But the ordeal is far from over. COMM: Dragging the helpless spider back to its den, the wasp lays its egg in the spider’s
abdomen. COMM: Making the unsuspecting spider a living host. COMM: Ultimately, the parasitic lava will
consume the spider from the inside out.