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Spider Eats Bird October 23, 2008

Posted by tkcollier in Cool photos, Enviroment.
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Spiderd Bird

Joel Shakespeare, head spider keeper at the Australian Reptile Park, said the spider was a Golden Orb Weaver.

“Normally they prey on large insects… it’s unusual to see one eating a bird,” he told ninemsn.com.

Mr Shakepeare said he had seen Golden Orb Weaver spiders as big as a human hand but the northern species in tropical areas were known to grow larger.

Queensland Museum identified the bird as a native finch called the Chestnut-breasted Mannikin.

Giant spider eating a bird caught on camera – Telegraph


1. Eugene - July 1, 2010

WTF?!? That is a huge ass spider.

2. aiden - July 1, 2010

i bet it got to the neck and thought fuck this,look at the size of me

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