It can reach up to one foot/30 cm across and weigh up to 6 oz/170 grams.
spider identification chart
The spider catches the bee and the bee stings the spider. Both are dead, with the bee’s stinger still in the spider. This is a great example showing why honey bees die after stinging something only once. Their stinger/venom sac are attached to other organs inside the bee, so when the stinger’s barbs lodge into something, everything gets pulled out, potentially including gut, etc and leaving a gaping hole in the bees abdomen. (From Here)
Metal as fuck.
A hairdresser has had one of her fingers amputated after a bite from a false widow spider led to her catching a flesh-eating bug. She was later diagnosed with the flesh-eating disease necrotising fasciitis, which medics said had been caused by the insect bite. Ms Wallace underwent 14 operations on her finger but eventually it had to be amputated. As Britain’s most venomous spider species, false widows made headlines last year when victims told how they had suffered huge wounds and almost lost limbs
Brad Takei here. I don’t kill spiders unless they’re already deadly dangerous.
This was a neat store but geez did they have a spider problem.
(Teardrop Memories, New Hope, PA)
dont worry about it
Young tarantulas scurry from a tree hollow
what if the coins you find randomly at the bottom of drawers and in between couch cushions are actually from spiders trying to pay rent
Heart Spider. Multimedia fabric, wire, vintage lace, cotton embroidery, glass beads. Abdomen is 3.5” long. Approximate leg span is 14”.
why do so many people think spiders are evil and out to get you
look at this fucking nerd run away in an overly dramatic cartoonish way just because something touched its butt