I nearly walked into this one with a load of laundry in my arms. The last time I got too close, one of them got on me. It was not pretty.
This is a Black Widow web. Anyone who has ever come into contact with one of their webs will never forget what they are like. The silk strands literally make a loud snapping sound when broken because they are so strong. Their webs are also pretty messy in structure.
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A couple of years ago I accidentally leaned up against the door frame in the garage where a web was. I was unaware it was there. A few minutes later I see something dangling from my arm that I knew shouldn’t be dangling from my arm. All my family heard was me screaming “Get off, get off, get off!!!” and then a loud thud as I stomped her into oblivion. They thought I had come across an intruder in the house and was being abducted. Well, they weren’t completely wrong.
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