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Giant chicken eating spider. Really.

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by jaloola, Jan 3, 2011.

  1. jaloola

    jaloola Happy Joyous & Free

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  2. 65browneyes

    65browneyes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All I can say is that it's a DARN good thing this thing lives in Peru and not Arizona!
     
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Here's a pix of a bird (duck I think, caught in a web). If memory serves it was in Australia.

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  4. Cat Water

    Cat Water That Person

    Jul 4, 2010
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    Ooohhh... Very cool! I wouldn't want one eating MY chickens, but I really like tarantulas. There's something about them that thrills me, but doesn't scare me.
     
  5. jaloola

    jaloola Happy Joyous & Free

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    Old Mom Nature sure has some special creatures.
    I'm a little more freaked out about a giant spider web than a giant spider...
     
  6. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
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    Glad my coops only have a few small spiders in them. The chickens fight over the ones they see. Now if one of those big boys travels up here, I think I will need to bring out the BIG GUN,
    I know I won't be stomping him. Darn I hate spiders.
     
  7. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sunny side up :)
    Orb Weavers can catch hummingbirds in their webs. Saw it happen once. Good thing they aren't bigger lol.
     
  8. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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  9. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Louder Redhen louder! [​IMG]
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I don't mind spiders, but that thing is downright scarey.[​IMG]
     

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