Animals: Cannibal in a Clock

C. C. Thompson of Barberton, Ohio owns a blue alarm clock. One day last month his wife noticed that a spider, which she described as a "tiny black dot," had somehow got between the face and the glass. From minute hand to hour hand the insect stretched and tethered its silky strands. The hands moved on, tore them asunder. Next hour the spider tried again; again the hands revolved, destroyed. The spider was still trying when the alarm sounded next morning. Friends & neighbors came to watch as day by day the hands...

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