Friday, October 24, 2008

A BIG SPIDER

Quoted from the NEWS
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THIS amazing image of a mammoth spider devouring a bird was taken in the backyard of a property near Cairns.
The image, which is being cirulated via email worldwide, is real, according to wildlife experts.
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The photo, believed to have been taken earlier this week, shows the spider clenching its legs around a lifeless bird trapped in a web at a property near Atherton, west of Cairns, Australia.
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"Normally they prey on large insects, it's unusual to see one eating a bird," he said.Mr Shakespeare told ninemsn the bird, a chestnut-breasted mannikin which appears frozen in an angel-like pose in the pictures, is likely to have flown into the web and got caught. "It wouldn't eat the whole bird," he said




1 comment:

爱慕者 said...

OMG! that's very unusual~