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Video Shows Man Pulling Clump of ‘Daddy Longlegs’ Out of Hole in Rock

12/15/2015 at 3:13 | The Epoch Times

A new video shows a man reaching into a hole in the rock and pulling out a dark clump.

It quickly becomes evident that the clump is in fact hundreds of small arachnids, which start to scatter as children scream in the background. The spiders in the video fall under the “daddy longlegs” designation, which refers to the 6,000 species of arachnids that fall into the Opoliones order.

Most daddy longlegs, also known as harvestman, are omnivorous and feed on small insects, mites, snails, and vegetable matter. YouTube user Wheatbreat, who posted the video, says there was plenty more spiders in the hole. “I never even touched the back of the hole- endless spider supply!” he said.

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