So what is the news that may exacerbate the misunderstanding of this species?
Welll, it seems that at least one of the Nephila species wanted to see the invert vs. vert series brought back and figured the best way was to show how an real invert can take on a much larger vertebrate:
Of course this is getting much play across the net, most of it remarkably good, but some reactions of fear and loathing.
Classification for the orb weaving spiders
- Arthropoda (crustaceans, insects, spiders & related)
- Araneae (Spiders)
- Araneidae (orbweavers)
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