100-Million Spiders

If one spider is enough of a scare, then this wastewater plant is definitely one to avoid if you should be in the Baltimore area. Baltimore’s Wastewater Treatment Plant was discovered to have spiderwebs covering 95% of the building’s 4-acre interior, and over 100-million Orb Weaver spiders crawling around them. Continue reading for more up-close pictures and information.

100-Million Spiders
100-Million Spiders
100-Million Spiders

“Most of the spiders found in the massive webs around the Baltimore Wastewater Treatment Plant are of the Tetragnathidae variety, and they measure around a half-inch long. The brave experts that studied the all-encompassing webs estimated that around 35,176 spiders could be found in every cubic meter of space – possibly making the nest the most concentrated spider population in the United States,” according to Inhabitat.