Spider eats snake
IT'S a spider-eat-snake world out there - if you believe these images.
Dramatic photographs sent to The Cairns Post this week show a 14cm-long snake entangled in the web of a redback spider.
The snake had apparently died from the spider's poisonous bite, and was off the ground and caught up in the web.
The email accompanying the images claims a receptionist at an electrical firm came in to work on Tuesday to find the snake caught up in the web. It is believed the snake got caught in the web on Monday night.
Throughout Tuesday, the spider checked on her prey, but on Wednesday she rolled it up and started spinning a web around it. She also kept lifting it higher off the ground, while continually snacking on it.
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