This spider that crawls sideways has this property owner baffled.
This spider that crawls sideways has this property owner baffled. Daniel Warne

Crazy crab spider baffles Gympie property owner

A TINY but strange looking arachnoid has a Glastonbury resident looking for answers after he found the crab-like spider hanging off him this morning.

"I've never seen one in my life,” cattle framer Daniel Warne said of the bright-yellow creature with a hard oblong shell.

While the creature's sideway movements resembled a crab, Mr Warne said it had eight legs and was as small as a fingernail.

"It's definitely a spider - it's spinning webs,” he said.

"It's amazing - it looks really cute.”

Mr Warne said he has seen many golden orb spiders at his property, but is hoping somebody can shed light on his strange finding.

The Glastonbury where a strange crab-like spider was found.
The Glastonbury where a strange crab-like spider was found. Daniel Warne
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