1. A Giant Female Redback Spider and A Deadly Brown Crossed Their Paths:
The truth behind those David and Goliath spider battles revealed: How redbacks ‘cast webs like Spiderman’ to catch deadly brown snakes 50 times their size before ‘liquefying’ them with poison and drinking them. A couple have photographed a giant female redback spider who caught a deadly brown snake in her web in their garage, which it then liquefied with her venom and drank. Volatile brown snakes are common at couple’s Morpeth, NSW home. Bernadette and Paul Gibbs found the spider and its prey in their shed.