There used to be a million of these in my house growing up and they would all mob together in this one room downstairs. When they felt foot vibrations they would run out and attack, and would even chase me.
Also they are no spiders but are in the arachnid family, I think closer related to scorpions. They are awful!!!bribowie 10/15/2012
Here's a picture of one on my back patio in Arizona. That is a large bag of charcoal near it, for reference. As I tried to take a picture it kept turning and running toward me. I thought it was just a coincidence but when I talked to the local college entomologist he said they are very predatory and was most likely going after me purposely.
Edit: Mine was ...jrrhea 10/15/2012
when i was in Iraq (Marine), we had a lid to a shipping container that was completely detachable (no hinge) that just happened to be out where we had our guard post. we decided to turn it into a camel spider arena.
thats not the interesting part.
the interesting part is that the first 2 camel spiders that we put in had a fight to the ...CorporateNINJA 10/15/2012
That's a US quarter. Thanks for putting the wind scorpion next to it for size reference.lgmjon64 10/15/2012
Solifuge look kind of derpy. In fact, most arachnids do. They either look derpy or straight from the bowels of Hell, and sometimes both.
Not as derpy as a opilione, though.Aspel 10/15/2012
This is the camel spider. You know, those things that everyone said ran 25mph, screamed, ate camels, could jump 10 feet in the air, were a foot long and supposedly killed people? Yeah. That's it. That's all it is. I know in your pants it's scary, but I still find it funny, I used to hear "Don't you know what our troops are dealing with while trying to save us from terrorists with their weapons of ...rolfraikou 10/15/2012
Oh, that's a quarter. I live in Illinois and I find them in my pants all the time. No need to panic. They are worth .25 US dollars and are about the size of a Sun Spider.ShhhhOkay 10/16/2012
I think everyone forgot the important part of this story. Who cares what this thing is called, and how big it is or isn't. This abomination was in some poor fellow's pants! Fuck!datdudesb 10/15/2012
Where did this happen? Please provide a geographic location so that I may avoid this place for the rest of my life.tattoo_remover 10/15/2012
I expected a penis.
Then I thought if I expected a penis, then why did I still click?Peanutbutterlobster 10/15/2012
Did anyone else shift uncomfortably and take a peek down their jeans when they saw the picture?heyamipeeing 10/15/2012
There would have been a dung beetle in my pants shortly after finding that in there.tywebb 10/15/2012
I don't know how you got that much self restraint but I would've sent that little fucker on a one way trip to Allah so fast it would break my legs. Fuck every single thing about that bug.johnsmcjohn 10/15/2012
Guarantee everyone who clicked on this thread either 1) felt this mother fucker "crawling up their leg" 2) looked in their pants to make sure this motherfucker WASN'T crawling up their legAustinnP 10/16/2012
AAAFdskjeefhrgjdsfwerwekregkdgdfd SCORPIONS, CAMEL SPIDERS, SPIDERS PERIOD. AHKJHFjdshefkjghdfgfdgnfgf Sprays Raid everywhere NO NO NO NO.KiisuTheMagnificent 10/16/2012