Nightmare fuel: Watch a spider use a portable net to capture its prey

Most of us think of spider webs as passive hunting tools: a spider spins a web, prey is caught in the web, the spider returns to collect its spoils. But for arachnids from the family Deinopidae, webs are used in a decidedly active (and decidedly terrifying) form of predation. » 8/07/12 12:22pm 8/07/12 12:22pm