Spiders conquer Australia’s flooded lands

19 November 2013Nature

National Post:

Thousands of spiders have cast eerie webs over vast areas of flood-hit Australia after being forced to seek shelter by the rising waters.

Experts said the spiders may be spinning the sticky webs to help them survive the deluge, which has forced thousands of people to leave their homes over the past week.

This makes me appreciate Canada’s cold winters.