October 27, 2008
Posted by scott at October 27, 2008 01:25 PM
Mark gets a no-prize that looks suspiciously like the ones Lisa R. gets for bringing us this report of an Australian spider caught eating a bird. Apparently it's a video, but I got such huge heebie-jeebies from the picture I didn't have the guts to find the film. YEESH!!!
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Here's some info on the spider in question. Apparently the little buggers are all over world.
In fact, here's another fun pic of one.
The bird that's being nom nom nommed? A chestnut-breasted mannikin.
My sister and brother-in-law are visiting Australia in February.
I think I won't mention this whole episode to them...
I have seen a ton of these golden orbs in my yard, not that big or impressive. The spider I am waiting to see is this one in this link. They are harmless but dear GOD!!!