A rare (and terrifying) photograph of a huntsman spider nest

A rare (and terrifying) photograph of a huntsman spider nest

The colony, located inside a box originally built for pygmy possums to use as a nest, was discovered by conservationists working for the non-profit Bush Heritage Australia at the Monjebup North reserve in southwest WA, Australia. Huntsman spiders prefer to live in trees, which is possibly why they moved into the wooden box.

Edward Williams
Edward Williams
porcus
porcus 6 months

Box full of Nopes.

O'Brien
O'Brien 6 months

Had a nest like that in the telecommunication node in the garden. Wiring kept the little darlings warm. It’s Australia. Ya get used to it.

Monster Mash
Monster Mash 6 months

Funny thing is huntsmen spiders are harmless to humans. if it was a white tail or a red back then we would need a flamethrower.

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