Huge Spider Traps Bat In Web And Eats, Shocking Pictures

Annette Alaniz Guajardo of Poteet, Texas, was on her way to work on Wednesday when she came across the horrifying sight of a bat ensnared in the web of a huge spider.

By the time she came back from work that evening, the bat was dead, ABC News reported.

Matt Bertone, an Entomologist with the NCSU Plant Disease and Insect Clinic speaking with ABC news said that the spider that Ms Guajardo saw was an Argiope aurantia spider, known to eat bees, flies and insects larger than itself.

Guajardo sharing pictures of the spider and the bat on Facebook wrote, “On my way to work yesterday morning I saw this on the side of our house. Came home from work that day and the bat was dead.”

The incident has shocked people on social media.

Below is the video of the incident shared by Annette Alaniz Guajardo:

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