The Scariest Thing About Global Warming? Giant, Super-Fast Spiders

Giant-SpiderNew research suggests that climate change could make spiders not only more numerous but larger and faster on their feet

By Geoffrey Lean –

Forget floods, droughts, sea-level rise and even the melting polar ice caps. Here’s a really compelling reason to worry about global warming. Spiders.

Research has already suggested that there will be more of them – and they will grow bigger – as temperatures rise. Now a new study, published in the journal Experimental Biology, has concluded that they are likely to be able to run faster and therefore, be harder to catch.

Read the rest at the London Telegraph.

  • Bob

    What the actual heck did I just read………..

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