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It's the stuff nightmares are made of a giant spider slowly killing a snake snared in its web. Cairns man Ant Hadleigh photographed this creepy encounter in a friend's backyard on Wednesday.
He told ninemsn he spotted the brown tree snake snared in the golden orb spider's enormous web.
"The snake was probably a few feet long and the spider about the size of your hand," Mr Hadleigh said.
Mr Hadleigh, who runs rainforest tours in Cape York and his own kitesurfing business Australian Kite Surfari, said he had witnessed some amazing things in the tropics but this took the cake. "It's definitely one of the most interesting things I've seen. I never would have thought that the web would have been strong enough to hold a snake that size," he said.
The backyard battle lasted several hours before the snake finally succumbed to the spider's deadly venom, he said.
"The snake kept on trying to reach up and attack the spider and every time the spider would just run up to the top of the web."
"You could see the spider just chewing into the snake and the part the spider was eating had gone all black. It was pretty disgusting."
The scene is reminiscent of photos taken near Cairns in 2008 of a golden orb spider devouring a bird


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It's the stuff nightmares are made of...


Understatement of the year.
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http://news.ninemsn.com.au/national/8454494/giant-queensland...
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This is exactly like my last dominant species game.
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That sure is one heck of a bunzawooza.
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Sorry, Australia, but this type of thing is why you will burn in nuclear fire should I ever become President.
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Sorry, Australia, but this type of thing is why you will burn in nuclear fire should I ever become President.


whoa, both of the current candidates suddenly look much more appealing!
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Wow... just the thing to scare off the strange love-child of Indiana Jones and Ron Weasley!


Indiana Jones: Snakes. Why'd it have to be snakes?

Ron Weasley: Why spiders? Why couldn't it be ... butterflies?
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Chanfan wrote:
Sorry, Australia, but this type of thing is why you will burn in nuclear fire should I ever become President.
We keep these things contained. Ours is a stern, selfless duty. Interrupt our watch at your peril.
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Chanfan wrote:
Sorry, Australia, but this type of thing is why you will burn in nuclear fire should I ever become President.
We keep these things contained. Ours is a stern, selfless duty. Interrupt our watch at your peril.


This makes me wonder if perhaps Australia has a portal to Todash Space:
http://stephenking.wikia.com/wiki/Todash_space

A dimension in the Stephen King multiverse that sits between all the more formal dimensions and which appears to have accessed by the military project arrowhead resulting in this mess (and an awesome movie/novella)
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Well now that I wont be sleeping tonight!!! What game should I play?
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