Stunning photo of a nest of huntsman spiders living together found in Australia

Stunning photo of a nest of huntsman spiders living together found in Australia

A rare picture has actually emerged of a nest of huntsman spiders living together in nest boxes initially developed for pygmy possums.

Non-profit organization Bush Heritage Australia released the photo of the group of arachnids on its blog, noting that they quickly moved into the boxes shortly after they were developed.

” It all started about the exact same time we were finding Pygmy Possums in the boxes, but on raising the lids of some we discovered many huntsman spiders of all sizes zooming around within,” the non-profit composed on its site

(Credit: Conservation not-for-profit Bush Heritage Australia)

( Credit: Preservation not-for-profit Bush Heritage Australia).

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” We now understand that they’re a types of huntsman that live together, typically under the bark of trees,” Bush Heritage continued. “In the brought back area tree bark remains in short supply at present and they’ve discovered the wood boxes appropriate.”

Huntsman spiders, which can grow nearly 1 foot in length, typically live in Australia, Africa and other temperate environments, according to a 2003 study

According to the Australian Museum, these spiders, understood for their size, speed and capability to hunt, can be hazardous to human beings if bitten. Nevertheless, attacks are uncommon, the museum added. Symptoms consist of swelling, discomfort, queasiness and vomiting, The Sun notes

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In June, a male remaining at a lodge in Tasmania, Australia, saw a big huntsman spider consuming what appeared to be a pygmy possum.

These spiders have likewise been understood to reside in people’s homes. In August, an Australian lady posted photos of a giant huntsman spider hiding in her home on Facebook prior to it was safely gotten rid of.

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Fox News’ James Rogers and Michael Hollan contributed to this story.

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