A number of spider species are capable of catching and eating fish. They've evolved strategies for using the water as a sensor net rather than relying on a web.
SOURCE (With Photo): https://www.livescience.com/a-man-caught-a-spider-eating-his-pet-goldfish-and-well-its-terrifying.html
This 2017 article:
... lists 99 records or superlatives (e.g., biggest, etc.) pertaining to spiders.
A selection of 21 examples drawn from that article are featured in this Live Science slideshow:
OK I'm quite a serious arachnophobe. I think I picked it up off my mum when I was a kid. I've been thinking about it again because I had a conversation with a bloke at work about the bird eating spider. He mentioned attempts to find the chicken eating spider.
I'm not as bad as I used to be...
This a general thread for discussion on insects that do not necessarily fit under Cryptozoology i.e. they're not a new species and or a rediscovered species.
I found a couple of huge insects on the web in the last week, I realise these ones have...
The following events occurred about 3 years ago, when I lived in a rented flat. The flat itself was one of six that had been converted in an imposing Victorian semi (semi-detached for all you non-UK readers).
It was the height of mid-summer and my housemate was away with his girlfriend for 10...