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Old 02-10-2013, 01:09 AM   #1
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Default It's Raining Spiders In Brazil

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What's that? You're worried about a little snow falling on your head? How adorable.

Meanwhile, in Brazil, it's raining spiders.

Footage posted online yesterday shows thousands of spiders "falling from the sky" in the southern Brazilian town of Santo Antônio da Platina.

"Still do not know what causes such behavior," writes the video's uploader. "We are researching and will post the answer to the question here."

I know exactly what causes such behavior. A little something called the end of the world.

UPDATE: Brazilian news portal G1 reports that this footage was captured by 20-year-old web designer Erick Reis as he was leaving a friend's engagement party this past Sunday.

G1 spoke with a local biologist who identified the spider as Anelosimus eximius — a "social spider" species known for its massive colonies and "sheet webs." He characterized the phenomenon as "normal," which it most certainly is not.

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Old 02-10-2013, 01:40 AM   #2
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Default Re: It's Raining Spiders In Brazil

god was just bored and felt like having some fun.

he wanted to see how many times he could do something of no real consequence to mankind but have humans overreact like the world was ending. a highly-amusing game of neverending fun.
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Old 02-10-2013, 01:53 AM   #3
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Default Re: It's Raining Spiders In Brazil

Got excited at the thought of an embedded video.

Then I remembered that this is ISH.
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Old 02-10-2013, 02:27 AM   #4
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Got excited at the thought of an embedded video.

Then I remembered that this is ISH.
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Old 02-10-2013, 05:43 AM   #5
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Default Re: It's Raining Spiders In Brazil

lol, misleading title.... its just social tangle web spiders doing what tangle web spiders do...




It IS normal.... yes they do build very impressive sheets of webs like that sometime... doesnt mean its not normal...

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Old 02-10-2013, 06:14 AM   #6
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lol, misleading title.... its just social tangle web spiders doing what tangle web spiders do...



It IS normal.... yes they do build very impressive sheets of webs like that sometime... doesnt mean its not normal...

Jesus, that's almost like Lord of the Rings with the massive spider-esque.....

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Old 02-10-2013, 06:16 AM   #7
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Default Re: It's Raining Spiders In Brazil

This was news in another South American country a couple years ago too.
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usually happens with frogs and other insects. Never seen spiders before.
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Default Re: It's Raining Spiders In Brazil

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lol, misleading title.... its just social tangle web spiders doing what tangle web spiders do...




It IS normal.... yes they do build very impressive sheets of webs like that sometime... doesnt mean its not normal...

Could you imagine if you weren't paying attention and walked face first into one of those webs? I would completely flip out, and probably start screaming like a girl too.
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lol, misleading title.... its just social tangle web spiders doing what tangle web spiders do...




It IS normal.... yes they do build very impressive sheets of webs like that sometime... doesnt mean its not normal...
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WTF? Nuke Brazil NOW!
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