Massive “communal” web built by spiders in the forest found in Dallas suburb


Because the scientific interest they requested the local environmental officials to not destroy the web, which is not a threat for people. The spiders are not poisonous for humans, in this case. The spiders are  also showing no signs of aggression toward other species sharing their web. Most interesting, a similar event took place in 2007 when a spider species called Tetragnathus guatamalensis created a colossal web in Lake Tawakoni State Park in Willis, Texas. That was described, at the time, as  “something out of a low-budget horror movie, but I was looking at something five times as big as what you’d see on a Hollywood set,” by Park Superintendent Donna Garde. It was a revelation to many arachnologists.


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