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September 25, 2013

Great: Spiders Now Flying In Texas

Thanks, Obama!

Thousands of North Texans are asking, “What are those long, silky strings floating in the air?” Turns out they’re the webs of spiders in their annual migration to better hunting grounds, and surprising a lot of people.

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They’re called “ballooning” or “floating” webs made by young, migrating spiders. “There’s some that produce a ball like a balloon, and there’s some they call tent spiders because they create almost like a triangle,” according to Texas A&M Agrilife horticulturist Patrick Dickinson.

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Dickinson says the migration is so widespread it can be witnessed across the globe. “In Brazil they do it this time of year when they look for the flight of the spiders, and the skies will literally be clouded by the shrouds of these strings from the spiders.”

Under ObamaCare you will be entitled to have 400% as many flying hunting spiders landing in your mouth.

Thanks to @rdbrewer4.


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