Spider Rain

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  1. 9anda1f

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    For all you arachnophobes out there ... spiders with parachutes!

    https://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2015/0519/Why-is-it-raining-spiders-in-Australia
     
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    There is a region of Eastern PA where the trees are utterly covered in webs in spring and part of summer to the extent of it looking like something out of the Hobbit series of movies by Peter Jackson


    ....but that flying spider thing is damn creepy.

    Why does Oz have so many creepy things, and things that can flat out kill you?
     
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    Comment on why Oz has so many things that flat out kill you? saw a NZ comedian now living in Oz recently. Her comment about how we Aussies just go "oh yes it's poisonous but if you leave it alone it'll be fine" (which is true that is how we act) She said she is expecting any day to walk into someone's house and see a hand grenade in the fruit bowl on the kitchen table and be told "oh yes it could explode but if you don't pull the pin out it'll be fine"
     
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    Love it!!
     

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