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Old 01-25-2018, 01:59 AM   #12
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Yes Andy, that should be comforting.
We have Huntsman spiders in Australia, not dinner plate size but quite big, black, and hairy. Any found inside I wrap in a towel,(nervously) shaking it off the towel outside. As the vid suggests they are not(really) poisonous. Not like the funnel web, which are common and aggressive,and whose bite will likely kill you unless antivenene is administered. Our brave landscaper collected a number of them while working, taking them to a lab which "milks them to make antivenene.
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