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  Iraq Camel Spiders

Iraq Camel Spiders
Image credit: US Military

Uploader comment: This image shows two camel spiders, the size is misleading, as they are close to the camera and are not as large as they have been made out to be in recent months.

Image status: EXPLAINED Camel spiders are real however their size and ferocity has been exaggerated, in this picture the spiders are close to the camera and appear much larger than they actually are.

   

 
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Comment icon #10 Posted by epitaph wavemaster on 2 April, 2005, 1:05
They really don't look like other spiders...
Comment icon #9 Posted by als666 on 2 April, 2005, 20:05
They are not spiders, is another type of insects.
Comment icon #8 Posted by accused pheonix on 2 April, 2005, 20:20
No man, They are spiders alright!
Comment icon #7 Posted by alienplayalolz on 3 April, 2005, 10:10
My cousin, who is in Iraq, was telling me about these when she came to visit..gave me the creeps and I love spiders..
Comment icon #6 Posted by shivel on 6 April, 2005, 20:38
Good lord they are huge! Here i thought tarantulas were big....
Comment icon #5 Posted by zackery00 on 8 April, 2005, 19:53
They look like some sort of whip scorpion or another insect class... maybe the reason they look so big is that they *are* so close to the camera, thus enhancing their size twofold.
Comment icon #4 Posted by o true believer on 21 April, 2005, 5:50
whats on the bottom of the bottom spider it looks like spikes or sumthing
Comment icon #3 Posted by hotstreak911 on 23 April, 2005, 6:04
i heard they are a cross-breed of a desert spider and a scorpion so they can be very dangirous if u get them mad they could proply do the same thing the face-huggers do in the "aliens" movies
Comment icon #2 Posted by fgcuchica on 24 April, 2005, 3:08
hotstreak is close. They are arachnids, but not spiders. They are in the same family though
Comment icon #1 Posted by ilovevivalabam on 24 April, 2005, 6:01
they are that size and very poisonous


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