India Spider Panic

June 5, 2012 - 7:27 AM
In this May 30, 2012 photo, a man displays a spider suspected to be a new species of tarantula in Tinsukia, Assam state, India. The hairy spiders were first noticed about a month ago across Tinsukia district's grassy plains and dense jungle forests north of the Brahmaputra River. Colonies of giant, biting spiders are attacking villagers and causing painful swelling that frightened victims are dangerously draining themselves with razor blades in remote northeast India, officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo)