Here is an interesting foe the Obama crowd may not be telling the parents of national guard troops about when they are wrongly sent off to the Afghan human sinkhole.
Camel Spiders (Solifugids, not actually spiders, more like scorpions) – They can be up to six inches long. Don’t get too worried though, these big arachnids have no venom glands. But they will puncture skin if they bite, so don’t pick one up if you’re in the desert. These pics have been round and round the internet with all kinds of wild claims attached to them. Here’s a rundown of the real facts regarding solifugids. Even though they may be less dangerous than the myths on the internet make them out to be, the Army still tells soldiers to sandbag their tents so none get in definitely not to try to pick one up.