THE FEAR FACTOR FILE
STUNT: EAT A CAMEL SPIDER
LOCATION: BATES MOTEL
DESCRIPTION: The three remaining teams are timed as they each eat two camel spider. There time is then deducted from the time it will take them to free themselves from a straightjacket. Whichever team ends up with the slowest time is eliminated.
PRODUCTION STUNT DIAGRAM
- "Camel Spider" is the common name for solpugids, large non-spider arachnids found in desert regions of the Middle East.
- The straight jackets used in the stunt had six points of restraint that were lengthened to allow the contestants to escape.
- The Camel Spider is a fast moving and aggressive hunter, capable of over powering much larger prey than itself. Itís front pair of legs are modified as feelers to detect and pull its prey into its large over sized jaws making this creature a fast moving killing machine.
BEHIND THE SCENES PRODUCTION PHOTOS
Up close and personal with the dreaded Iraqi Camel Spider.
Up close and personal with the dreaded Fear Factor contestant.