14 Times When Reality Was More Terrifying Than Your Worst Nightmares

Nightmares are never pleasant, but the great thing is that we know we can wake up and put the terror behind us. However, what if those nightmares were actually real and you couldn’t escape ust by waking up? Let’s take a look at some examples of times when reality became so much more terrifying than any nightmare.

1- A Web Blanket

If you are afraid of spiders, then encountering something like this in waking life may well be your worst nightmare! However, these are not actually spider webs. The 20ft by 5ft web was discovered in London and was woven by thousands of Ermine Moth caterpillars over a period of 2 weeks. The tiny caterpillars weave the web to protect their food source and will completely strip the bushes before preparing to transform themselves into moths. When you know the truth it isn’t so scary, but at first glance you can’t help but imagine a massive arachnid lurking out of shot.