It’s Raining Spiders – level 2
When it rains a lot, there are some types of spiders that balloon to get away from the water. The spider jumps off a tall tree or plant and flies by using its web silk to float through the air. This is a normal event.
What happened in Australia was not a normal event because thousands of baby spiders ballooned into a town all at one time. The skies rained down the spiders and their webs now cover gardens and homes in mounds. There were so many webs, the town looked like something from a horror movie.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
What would you do if you saw this?
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