‘Saucer-Sized’ Spider Found

22 10 2009

Scientists identify giant creepy crawlers certain to make the average person ‘freak out.’ Leg span of 12 centimeters. Researchers have discovered a new species of giant spider, the largest of its kind ever found. The saucer-sized arachnid, dubbed Nephila komaci is similar to its slightly smaller cousin pictured here on its meter-wide web.

Nephila Komaci

Nephila Komaci

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