This happened. Not one for anyone suffering arachnophobia.
The film was taken by a 20-year-old web designer who was leaving an engagement party. Experts are not surprised it happened; this is how these spiders hunt.
Deborah Smith, an entomologist at the University of Kansas who specializes in social spiders told press;
“The spiders in the video are very large and robust,”
“It might be worth looking at Parawixia bistriata, a large, group-living orb weaver, to see if that one fits the bill.”
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Is this the stuff of nightmares or nature in full glory?
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