This eye-catching garment was made entirely with spider silk. The threads were from spiders in Madagascar. They were collected by hand. I’ve had nightmares that went a lot like that, but instead of collecting them I was screaming in pure terror.
Darwin’s bark spider is able to create one of the largest orb webs in the world. The webs have been recorded between 900 and 28,000 cm2 with anchor lines running up to 25 meters. The spider was only just discovered in Madagascar in 2009. Pretty soon they’ll be catching humans and vehicles in their death [...]
It looks like something made by a behemoth spider from prehistoric times. A massive web was found hanging in the trees of Madagascar. At 82 feet wide it’s the largest web ever recorded. It was spun by a female Darwin’s bark spider, a native species to Madagascar known for it’s huge orb webs. The species [...]