We've had our first death in the family.
The death... of Champion Spider. (??-July 31, 2011)
As you'll recall, Champion Spider lived, undisturbed, under our dish cabinet, and ate spiders and bugs that were like 5x his size. He was growing fat with cannibalistic evil, but he never left his web and thusly, never bothered me, so we stacked soda boxes in front of him and left him to his business. Which, meant sitting idly by while his grave yard of carcasses grew on the ground beneath him, and getting grossed out because I had no way of cleaning it without destroying his web. ew.
|first documented appearance, April|
|after first VA trip, May|
|After second VA trip, June|
|close up of the June carnage. Champion Spider at the very top|
And then... Last night.
|WHO THE HELL ARE YOU?|
There were three obvious conclusions:
1. Champion Spider may have eaten some of the RAID we sprayed, and had evolved into a mutant, half-dollar size scary spider
2. Champion Spider was vanquished by this Ginormous Spider. It was a crazy, weekend long fight, wherein CS died, but MHDSS was left stuck in CS' web of despair. I image the battle to look something like this:
3. And finally, a spider that Big and Scary just can't chill in our home.
Poor Champion Spider.
But silver lining: I can now clean up the nastiness that is Spider Graveyard. And by I mean Addie.
Now all we need is a Centipede Eating Spider to replace him and we'll be all set.