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Raining Spiders In Brazil? Video Appears


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#1    Princess Serenity

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 05:10 PM

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Arachnophobes would be wise to steer clear of Santo Antônio da Platina in Brazil.

According to a video uploaded to YouTube on Feb. 7, spiders appear have taken to dangling from the city's electric lines and other surfaces.

These seem to be fairly large critters, too, plainly visible when the camera is zoomed all the way out, with a rough approximation of size given by nearby transformers on the electric poles.

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 05:10 PM

Eww spiders

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 05:22 PM

View PostDaughter of the Nine Moons, on 09 February 2013 - 05:10 PM, said:

Eww spiders

Yeah. I feel bad for any arachnophobes living at the locale. Dx


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Posted 09 February 2013 - 05:24 PM

at least theres less flies about ;)

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 07:35 PM

:)
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Posted 09 February 2013 - 07:36 PM

I don't like spiders anywhere near me.

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 07:56 PM

I didnt even watch the video. I know my local spiders and we get along very well. I use police tactics and use a high powered hose on them when they unite and march on my homestead each spring and summer.

But it is pretty when you look across the land on a crisp morning and the dew reflects off there thousand of webs across the grass.


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Posted 09 February 2013 - 08:00 PM

View PostAsteroidX, on 09 February 2013 - 07:56 PM, said:

I use police tactics and use a high powered hose on them when they unite and march on my homestead each spring and summer.
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Posted 09 February 2013 - 08:26 PM

View PostStill Waters, on 09 February 2013 - 07:36 PM, said:

I don't like spiders anywhere near me.
We are never more than six feet from a spider . They are everywhere .

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 09:30 PM

I'm just surprised we're so far into this thread and there aren't any pictures of spiders yet. Luckily, I'm not feeling mischievous!


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Posted 09 February 2013 - 10:04 PM

that video creeps me out. horrible


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Posted 10 February 2013 - 12:48 AM

Wow, it's like one big super web


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Posted 10 February 2013 - 05:45 AM

Maybe they're trying to create their own world wide web.

Anyway I love spiders and that was pretty cool to see.


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Posted 10 February 2013 - 08:16 AM

The right environment for spiders to thrive endlessly without the natural limits spiders encounter in other places of the world. Deserts are thriving with relatively more horrid species of spiders, most notably the Black Widow...and other arachnids such as scorpions and vinegaroons survived 100s of millions of years in warmer climates. I wouldn't want to live close to a huge nested colony of spiders, that's for sure. :whistle:

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 01:22 PM

Looks like they're attempting to rival the WWW.





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