About us

Subscribe

AddThis Feed Button

Credit


Counter


« Home | A new hairbrush? » | A different kind of ice » | Fast food cellphone straps » | Near-fatal derailment » | World's first observation wheel built on a bridge » | World's most expensive bottle of liquor » | Ugliest fish » | Fried Coca-Cola » | Sketch furniture » | Mathmos Thaw »



A 60 acre web of mystery

Spider web.If the thought of tens of millions of tiny spiders spinning a web 24 hectares - 60 acres - in size and crawling all over it scares the wits out of you, you might want to tread carefully over the following. Because that's exactly what happened last month on a farmer's field near McBride, about 220 kilometres east of Prince George. For reasons that area scientists don't really understand, millions and millions of tiny black spiders called Halorates ksenius - they have no common name - became trapped in Russell Jervis' clover field and started spinning webs.

Link & Image: Flat Rock via Reddit
Tags: | | |

Labels:

Links to this post

Create a Link

Local Time

Advertisement