The Horrifying Creature That Returns To West Virginia Year After Year

If you’re terrified of creepy bugs and spiders, you may want to skip this one. This bug looks like a disturbing cross between an insect and a spider, and there may be some living in your basement right now.

Perhaps most horrifying of all, these bugs have a tendency to jump towards anything that frightens them, including people. Although they don’t jump with the intention of attacking humans, if one lands on you, it may start gnawing with its strong mandibles.

Here’s a video of a cricket jumping from YouTube user Josh Pappas.

Have you ever found these creatures in your basement at home?

Camel crickets aren’t the only creepy critters in our state. Here are 12 more bugs found in West Virginia that will send shivers down your spine.