Spiderwebs cover parts of Australia – level 1
The weather is very bad in southeastern Australia last week. It rains a lot. The wind is strong. Thousands of people must leave their homes. Several people die.
Then, people see something unusual outside after the rain. It looks like white blankets. The blankets are spiderwebs. Spiders catch flies and other food in them.
Spiders need to escape from the water. They make spiderwebs above the ground. When the rain stops, they fly away with the wind. They find a new place to stay.
These spiders are Red and Black Spiders. They are not dangerous for people. Some people still think that these spiderwebs are scary.
Difficult words: blanket (a large piece of material which keeps a person warm in bed), escape (to run away from a dangerous place), scary (when people are afraid of something).
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