Devastating Pakistan floods drive spiders into trees
The devastating floods that swept through Pakistan last year, disrupting the lives of 20 million people, also took a toll on the country’s spiders, many of which have taken to trees to survive, Wired UK magazine reports.
Trees are covered with a thick, eerie mass of webs.
See a gallery of photos here.
Britain’s Department for International Development says the phenomenon may have saved lives because those areas have far fewer malaria-spreading mosquitoes than might be expected where standing water is present, Wired UK reports.
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