Does a predator have you by the leg?  Well, lose that leg! or not?  What does “dropping a leg” mean to animal’s movement after escape from a predator?  Well, if you have 8 legs, maybe not much, and given the alternative….  Farah and her colleagues experimentally tested the costs of losing legs in harvestmen.  Learn more by visiting Farah’s web site or taking a look at the publication.  Thanks to Farah for the picture posted here.