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Missouri Spider Spins a Web Large Enough to Catch a Human
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Missouri Spider Spins a Web Large Enough to Catch a Human

The web was lodged between two trees. Meet the orbveawer behind this nature's masterpiece inside.

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Nature never ceases to surprise and amaze us. Such is the case with this gigantic spider web found in Missouri, U.S.

A photo of the web was shot by a Missouri Department of Conservation employee and even made it all the way to CNN. Talk about being popular!

"MDC Media Specialist Francis Skalicky snapped a pic of the orb-weaver's spiderweb while out on a trail in Springfield recently. A number of species of orb weavers can be found in Missouri. Their webs are most noticeable in late summer in fall, when webs and adults reach their largest size," wrote the Missouri Department of Conservation in their Facebook post.

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The post led to a webpage that gave some quite interesting details on the makers of this giant web. These large spiders — measuring about half an inch for females — help control pests such as flies and other bugs.