Daddy Longlegs with Leg Span of 12 Inches Discovered


A daddy longlegs with a leg span of over 12 inches was discovered in the caves of Laos. Opiliones are an order of arachnids, and are commonly referred to as harvestmen. There are currently 6,500 species of harvestmen worldwide, though the number of extant species may exceed 10,000.

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Floods in Wagga Wagga Australia Provoke Extremely Wide Spiderwebs


Escaping spiders are fleeing the floods in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia, by moving to higher ground and building massive networks of interconnected spiderwebs, raised over sticks and bushes. The spiders have covered entire fields with their webs and the floodwaters show no signs of subsiding. The town has been declared a disaster area.

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