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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Feb 2016 10:24 p.m. PST

"It is like a scene from a horror film: spider webs several metres wide that are home to thousands of spiders. Why did these spiders turn social?

Eight legs, eight eyes and a pair of venomous fangs the average spider is so well-equipped that it's easy to see why arachnophobes are terrified. But there is one saving grace: at least spiders are solitary, so they are usually encountered in small numbers.

That's certainly what I thought…"
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Terrement Inactive Member08 Feb 2016 2:06 p.m. PST

Nothing that a good flamethrower won't solve.

I'm as fond of webs and their makers as Indy is of snakes.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Feb 2016 10:42 a.m. PST


A good wargame if you put on table them against ants!!


The G Dog Fezian Inactive Member09 Feb 2016 8:07 p.m. PST

+1 for the flamethrower. Good thing I didn't know about them when I was in the Peruvian Amazon a couple of years back.

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