Saturday, April 30, 2011

Golden Orb Spider relative found; largest spider fossil ever.

Huffpost reports on the largest spider fossil ever found, a distant relative of the modern Golden Orb Weaver spider, a common sight in Taiwan on slopes in the lower elevation. Wikipedia has all you ever need to know.
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3 comments:

OzSoapbox said...

ARGGGGH KILL IT KILL IT KILL IT!

Let's hope the relative stays dead or I'm gunna have to buy me some bigger boots!

Thoth Harris said...

That must have been when Hobbits and Orks were around.

Stripe said...

Do you know how to fossilise a spider? :)