Ahhh!!! Camel Spider Chews My Finger!

Ahhh!!! Camel Spider Chews My Finger!

– I’m Coyote Peterson and
you’re never gonna believe what I have cupped in my hand. Are you ready? One, two, three. (dramatic music) Ah! It’s going up my arm! (dramatic music) (suspenseful music) By the light of day, the desert appears to be
void of any living creatures. And if you find yourself in the
heart of the Sonoran Desert, the intense sun
and scorching heat can reach temperatures close
to 110 degrees Fahrenheit. Survival in those conditions
without water and shade is almost impossible. However, as the sun
disappears beyond the horizon, and the cool darkness
of night sets in, the seemingly
uninhabitable desert awakens with creatures. Exploring the desert at
night is a true adventure. Right now I’m sitting
in the middle of a wash, which is pretty
much the equivalent of an animal superhighway. I say we head that direction and see what we can find. Power up your flashlights
to brave the night and you’re almost certain to
have some animal encounters that you are not
likely to forget. Oh jeez. Come here. Check this out. – [Camera Man] You got some? – [Coyote] Yep! Woah! It’s neither a
scorpion or a spider. It’s a solpugid. Also known as a wind scorpion or a sun spider. Now they’re actually
really fast, so I’m hoping he’s
just gonna stay– – [Man] How dangerous is this?
– [Coyote] on that rock. Well they’re not venomous,
so it’s not that dangerous. But if you look at that front
set of mandibles right there? Get your finger close to that and you’re gonna
get quite the pinch. And these guys
have an incredible defensive posture. Look at that. They
will not back down. That is for sure. Okay,
stay right there on that rock.
– [Camera Man] Oh my gosh. – [Coyote] Okay. I’m gonna… alright, he’s like, okay! I’ve been spotted. You gonna go on my hand? There we go. Look at that. Oooh boy, stay there. Stay there, stay there. – [Man] No. – [Coyote] Okay, don’t
want it on my back. Don’t want it on my
back. Get on my hand. Oh my gosh! It feels so creepy. Like a tarantula, only faster, thankfully it doesn’t have
a stinger like a scorpion. Look at that. Okay. Stay. Now these arachnids have become incredibly famous
on the internet. We actually have them
all over the world and there’re some famous
pictures out there floating around where
people will actually hold them up in
front of a camera with a forced perspective
to make them look so much bigger than
they really are. This is honestly the biggest
one that I’ve ever seen. And just like any arachnid,
they do have eight legs but this front setup here
which is actually nine and ten, are the pedipalps. And unlike a scorpion,
they don’t have pinchers, but they have all these
sticky little hairs. So let’s say, I hope he doesn’t
lunge out and bite me, if a moth flies
towards him like that? You see that? Watch. Like that. He can grab with those pedipalps and those little
hairs are sticky and then he shoves his prey right into those front mandibles and oh, come here, come here. And then he’s got dinner. And that’s basically
like being thrown into a set of
giant, razor-sharp– – [Man] Oh! – [Coyote] sheers. Look out,
he’s coming towards your leg. Okay, I got him, I
got him, I got him. (exhaling loudly)
(suspenseful music) Okay, that gets
your heart racin’. – [Man] Have you been
bit by one of these? – [Coyote] No. Worst case scenario,
if I am bitten by this creature,
it is nonvenomous. Most people think that
this is a venomous animal like a scorpion or a spider but a bite from this is gonna cause
a little bit of irritation, but if I take a bite,
I’m gonna be just fine. – [Man] Would you be
willing to take a bite? – Really, you had to ask that? – [Man] I dare you. – [Coyote] I mean,
this is the biggest one that I’ve ever seen. It actually could kinda
prove a cool point that they are not
venomous despite the fact that they look like
they’re the predator from Arnold Schwarzenegger’s
famous movie. Getting this speedy
arachnid under control was rather difficult but once I had it gently
placed in my fingers, it was time to test out those
vicious-looking chompers. I’m Coyote Peterson and I’m
about to enter the strike zone with a solpugid. Ready? One, two, (dramatic music)
three. (dramatic music)
Ow! Ow! Aahh! Ooh, yeah,
can you see that? Holy cow that hurts. Wow, that pressure
is unbelievable. Oh my gosh, his little
mandibles are razor-sharp! Ow! Jeez that hurts, like
little tiny needles going into my finger. – [Man] So how was that? – That was not fun. He didn’t actually break skin, although it felt like
he was cutting through using his mandibles
like scissors. As you can see, Mr.
Solpugid is just fine. I think I’m a little
worse for the wear but the point is, I’m actually not bleeding and he certainly
is not venomous. Not a creature that you
need to be afraid of. Just when I thought the
creatures of the desert couldn’t get any more bizarre? We bump into the solpugid. And gettin’ bitten by one? Guys, that’s an experience
that I’m certainly never gonna forget. But hopefully we’ve proven
that these little arachnids are not venomous and their bark, sorry buddy, is far
worse than their bite. I’m Coyote Peterson. Be brave! Stay wild! We’ll see ya
on the next adventure. Alright little predator. Back
off into the desert with you. (suspenseful music) If you thought the solpugid
made your skin crawl, check out my encounter with
a true living nightmare, the giant desert centipede. And don’t forget, subscribe! To join me and the crew on this season of
Breaking Trail. One really interesting
feature about this centipede, is see how he’s got that
dark spot on his tail? And those two little, oh! That’s close to my hand.

Randy Schultz

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100 thoughts on “Ahhh!!! Camel Spider Chews My Finger!

  1. Fine Banana says:

    Peterson: Gets bitten by a Bear

    Mark:yOu OkAy?

  2. ERRORhxc13 says:

    dudes got some balls

  3. Julianna H5782 says:

    He protecc
    He attacc
    But most importantly

    He camel spider snacc

  4. monkey toucher says:

    Am i the only one that thinks its cute?

  5. Silveranaconda _ says:

    Says they're razor sharp. Doesn't break through skin.

  6. The Troll says:

    I just saw one in my garage

  7. The one shot god says:

    U are brave

  8. Kenneth Pope says:

    Lmfao biggest one he has seen someone hasn't been to Kuwait

  9. Delta747Fan Boeing says:

    I thought they were in the Arab Desert! Now next time I go to see family in Arizona, I have to watch for these?

    Now that I think about it, when I saw the yelp on Pima Airpark to see the Delta 747, I think I saw a picture of one. I could have died when I saw the 747!

  10. Brutus Brutus says:

    I watched this trying to give myself courage to catch these when they get n the house so I can remove them instead of kill them! Not sure if it worked or not

  11. Rudy Amezquita says:

    my buddy who was n Afghanistan said r bigger there & dat he has to kill em wit a shovel.he also said dat dey kick d shovel away a lil bit b4 he hits em

  12. Denis Gonzalezlopez says:

    Ahhhhhhh im scared of akl Type of spiders

  13. Alexis Gonzalez says:

    Your a very lucky guy he did not get stung

  14. Ne Vereyim TV says:

    Sarıkız lan bu

  15. josh says:

    Anybody else curl up in a blanket while watching these so you feel protected? No Just me? Cool

  16. XXii999 / xia says:

    i don't know why i watch these but i like it

  17. hussein almashhadany says:

    The ones that lives in the Iraqi desert grows to be the size of a pitbull with an average speed of 15-25 kmph with a distinct screaching sound….they attack any one who enter their territory aggressively and can jump up to 3 meters with a paralyzing venom that rendering the victim completely catatonic. they lay eggs in their victims belly and lungs. In short, you will be alive when they start eating you?

  18. TankDempsey says:

    We found one in iraq in our tent and we were all scared they were venomous heard stories of them biting people and numbing their legs so they could eat them ??gues thats all bollocks then!

  19. KTO-kayra Emir says:


  20. Ssjr_esteban says:

    I thought he wanted to bite it

  21. Eddie Medrano says:

    Best Tinder pick-up line to use is 0:10 of the beginning ?

  22. LpsMangleCryBaby 4ever says:

    The camel spider can grow to be as big as a dinner plate

  23. Tana Youngs says:

    That spider doesn’t look venomous

  24. Alex EA says:

    He gets bit at 4:13

  25. Tristan Crawford says:

    Coyote you should do a video of getting bit my the Goliath Bird Eater Spider

  26. TwinSun's2187 says:

    lol these guys…….everyone has a deployment camel spider story.

  27. The_Humbold 27 says:

    I want one!

  28. The DarK AssassiN LA says:

    Anyone thought about Unravel Tokyo ghoul intro's breath?

  29. Guide says:

    Im gonna buy one as a pet in a little bit. They're huge

  30. Keyvion Johnson says:

    I'm coyote Peterson and in gonna let a shark bite my arm

  31. Keyvion Johnson says:

    Usually when I watch these vids my people ask how is he still alive

  32. Magicaparanoia says:

    I’m ted bear and I’m gonna teach you how to survive

  33. Vanessa Olivares says:

    Who watching this in 2019??

  34. Electro800 says:

    I feel less scared now

  35. Dylan Watson says:

    Hey coyote you make amazing videos I have watched the show for a while now and I watch you every morning getting bit by different creatures be awesome coyote

  36. lukewalters01 says:

    No amount of money in the entire world would get me in the same room as one of these bugs

  37. poopy man 45 says:

    Chancla: exists

    Spiders: our battle will be legendary

  38. Chan Roobi says:

    I know they're God's creatures and nonvenominess, but damn- they're creepy as hell and I will never forget when I had an encounter with one many years ago. They give me the creeps!

  39. Ofon says:

    Lol why is he pretending that hurt? Didn't break the skin and probably didn't even bruise his finger. Being one of those outdoors nature finder types he's surely experienced way worse pain than this little guy apparently inflicted.

  40. DEMET Sky says:

    Camel spiders are the scariest things ever ? there’s a lot of them in Middle East

  41. A s says:

    I've seen videos of camel spiders catching and eating birds?

  42. Thud Thud says:

    And now I now know who Solpugid-Man is.

  43. TheMarioMen1 says:

    3:35 so coyote Peterson really just gets dared into taking bites and stings this whole time?? Lmao that sucks just for a dare haha I thought the process was a bit more formal than that

  44. Dancer_ Tiana says:

    4:12 No Problem ☺️

  45. A Warm hug says:

    No eat it

  46. Giselle Flores says:

    OMG Coyote r u ok? Camel spiders r da worst!?

  47. Gods gamer says:

    Cyote: you will,never guess what I have cupped in my hand!
    Me: the title of this video has camel spider in the name sooooooo scorpion?

  48. ThekeyXx zTM says:

    Only arachnophobic people know that feeling when u see that spider on he’s arm

  49. Juliana TORNESKOG says:

    I wish I can be on his show

  50. raven7350 says:

    either a dream or a nightmare job, his dedication can't do other than fascinate

  51. Michael Zidek says:

    Camel spider my butt

  52. Ricardo VS says:

    These things are tiny, i thought they were really big

  53. Sebastian uui says:

    Is that a tarantula?

  54. jamie morrison says:

    Try it with your nob end then Cauaateey Peeeetersehn

  55. MetroVerse says:

    Mark is always asking the questions we want to ask

    "Would you be willing to take a bite?"

    "Can you describe the pain?"

    "Are you ok?"

  56. Snakenoobx says:

    Es gibt keine Kamel Spinne. Das Tier hier ist eine Walzenspinne. Dumme Ammys halt.

  57. Song of Sonshine says:

    That arthropod is so cute!

  58. maroonedsia says:

    You just ruined camel spider for me… even my 2 your old baby can bite through my finger… the next time I see one I will laugh at him for half an hour…

  59. NX Cypher says:

    “Hi I’m coyote Peterson and today I’m gonna restore communism”

  60. smiles says:

    So my aunties friend was sick at 3am in shures in Nevada and when we were going in the car she stepped on a camel spider it was so scary I was screaming lol

  61. J Sun says:

    How do you feel with balls that big?

  62. Nazneen Shaikh says:

    I was shaking while he was letting that venomous looking spider bite him!!

  63. Lyllate says:

    Sterling Archer: Danger Zone!!!
    Cayote: Hold my venom

  64. Dominus Dino says:

    OOF I was bit by the camel spider was I was in Arizona ( THE PAIN WAS SO INTENSE I WAS ABOUT TO PASS OUT)

  65. DJ BER says:

    Yo i hare spiders why Can you let is bide you

  66. GodlyAtheist says:

    You could see the furiosity in it's face as it kept chewing against his finger. It was so pissed it HAD ENOUGH >:o

  67. Joshua Powell says:

    I accidentally beheaded one and its head crawled to some shade and was still alive for hours??

  68. Drizzt Do'Urden says:

    You know how I know that his balls are a clean shave smooth? Cause hair doesnt grow on balls. Be Brave, Stay Wild.

  69. Gavin Lewis says:

    While in Iraq there were camel spiders double the size of that, I kept a safe distance.

  70. Vaghela Yuvrajsinh says:

    Hindi video

  71. Vaghela Yuvrajsinh says:


  72. Sidhanth Mishra says:

    Venomous or not, you could get a bacterial infection. It's interesting but there is a theory that some species can cause paralysis in their prey (lizards for example). So venom or not, certainly effective in subduing prey

  73. Matyaš Šoun says:

    Looooooooooll ??????????????????

  74. Pamela Perez says:

    fan coyote

  75. Someone says:

    I see camel spiders in my house

  76. TheBoabby50 says:

    Have seen bigger here in Turkey. Almost twice that size, maybe 5". Never been tempted to handle them though 🙁

  77. Puffy Unicorn says:

    This man…

  78. Rocky Capatagan says:

    Can you show me the animals pls

  79. Cates says:

    They're actually darn cute and chill in person. I find them every so often in my house here in Arizona, and carry them out.

  80. Karen Terrell says:

    YUCK!! Creepy.

  81. magical lish says:

    Camel spiders are not real spiders there scorpion

  82. Tonette Eduria says:

    That's not poisonous but…it can bite you painly..● ●

  83. dez diann says:

    IdC if that thIng is "nOnvEnoMOus" keep it awAy from me

  84. Ehra Manapsal says:


  85. Yasin Abdurrahman says:

    Its not venomus five day later he dead in his room

  86. lieutenant kiwi says:

    One of these fellows came charging at me and I just ran.

  87. didisisis waisksk says:

    Who is getting this ins 2019

  88. Tito Travis says:

    New spider

  89. ProjectBizzare says:

    Like or this spider comes to ur house and bites u

  90. Banana Nugget says:

    Holding one of those would make me faint lmao

  91. Ravenn says:

    Bruh that spider in Iraq aka where I come from

  92. Correy Steele says:

    Actually cought one of these guys a couple days ago and have him in a critter crawler, been feeding him the annoying grasshoppers that keep coming in the house since Nevada is getting a large number of them this year. Fun fact, when black lights a shined on them there joints light up ever so slightly.

  93. //Æsthetɨc ɱɨɴd// says:

    My Cockatiel drew blood

  94. Warrant AWOL says:

    Why bothering creatures at dinner time? You are NOT Steve Irwin stop acting like him. so freaking annoying

  95. Abigail Nagel says:

    They say it's not a spider. Camel spider – spider = camel. So its a camel???

  96. Eka Res says:

    Camel spider vs Tarantula wasp.

  97. XBOXRULES says:

    Bite it back, see who has the more devastating bite.

  98. Xxx4ud3nxxX says:

    Im scared to a spider

    Why am i watching this

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