Animals were the original twerkers
By Erika Engelhaupt, 17:37 PM January 23, 2014
Twerking is so 50 million years ago.
In fact, it’s probably much older than that. Today, the provocative, butt-shaking dance move is enough of a social phenomenon to merit a word in the dictionary (with twerking defined about as tastefully as possible here by actor Morgan Freeman), but animals have been shaking their hindquarters for ages, for a variety of purposes (more on that below).
Black widow spiders are the latest documented twerkers. In their case, it’s the males that shake their rears....
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