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    My First Spider

    After 2 years of being in Australia I finally have seen my first spider
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    Jebus!!!! it's eyes are glinting!!! I would have had to move out!!

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    2 years? I see spiders like that most days.

    <3 Queensland.

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    And thats why I won't go there!

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    Quote Originally Posted by p858snake View Post
    2 years? I see spiders like that most days.

    <3 Queensland.
    Only ever seen 1 snake either.. was starting to think these snakes and spiders stories were just a myth to keep the tourists out

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    Bloody hell thats massive...i would ask it to start paying rent!!!

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRV4d9LCawU"]YouTube- Big Spider Attacks Daddy[/ame]

    Dont try this at home

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    @RabbieBurns:

    Did you stop long enough to ask its name hehe!!

    What type of spider and was it of the poisonous kind?

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    Get a tank , fill it with whatever, (make sure it has a lid!) and call it "Shelob"
    Last edited by Gatt; 22nd March 2010 at 12:06 PM.

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    holy hell. that video - even though I KNEW what was coming, it made me jump!

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    holy hell. that video - even though I KNEW what was coming, it made me jump!
    I know what you mean.

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    its just a huntsman.. harmless, just left it to clean up the bugs and flies and stuff

    Just wouldnt like to wake up with it 2cm from my face!

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    Quote Originally Posted by RabbieBurns View Post
    Only ever seen 1 snake either.. was starting to think these snakes and spiders stories were just a myth to keep the tourists out
    Oh yes... you southerns don't get much excitement with native creatures.... we usually find like 5 minimal each year on our property.

    Quote Originally Posted by EvLPhenom View Post
    Bloody hell thats massive...i would ask it to start paying rent!!!
    that big?.... i think not

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    I saw a few huntsmen when i was in Queensland a few months ago. Also had a brown snake in the garden!

    Them huntsmen are weird they can jump big distances.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RabbieBurns View Post
    its just a huntsman.. harmless, just left it to clean up the bugs and flies and stuff

    Just wouldnt like to wake up with it 2cm from my face!
    im sorry.... YOU LEFT IT !!! argh, id be in the process of making my house air tight so none of the blighters would get in !!! *shudders* darent watch the video XD

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