For those other arachnophobes out there comes the delightful news that it’s literally raining spiders in Brazil. A swarm of the darn things have set up home across the skyline dangling off power lines and other surfaces in Santo Antonio da Plantina. Basically forming a giant net in the sky. Yuck! They seem to be pretty large critters as well if you compare their size to the power pole transformers. Double yuck! It gets worse. Apparently some spider species have learnt to cooperate and weave (boom boom) extensive social networks. It’s almost as if they have a hive mind. I’ll be crossing Brazil off my bucket list of countries to visit then.
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