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Pakistan Spiders Flee Floods In Trees

By Gerard @presurfer
Pakistan Spiders Flee Floods In Trees
Even the elders in Pakistan's Sindh province admit they've never seen anything like it: whole trees encased in webs by millions of invading spiders. The mysterious phenomenon may be an unexpected result of the devastating floods that swept over Sindh in 2010.
According to scientists, the spiders likely collected in the trees after fleeing from the rising floodwaters. At their height, the floods covered as much as a fifth of the country and displaced as many as 20 million people.
(thanks Miss Rare)The Presurfer

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