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Insect and Spider Identification: Is this a brown recluse or a huntsman ? or something else ?

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Gold Coast

February 26, 2013
3:33 AM

Post #9431964

It's very acrobatic and was running and jumping around with a giant gecko trying to eat it. It escaped by turning into a ball and dropping 6 feet to the ground, then running up the wall again behind the gecko. Now it's tucked into the corner of our ranch slider.

It's like 2-3 inches long.

It's in Southeast Queensland, Australia.

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Minot, ND

February 26, 2013
5:26 AM

Post #9432022

Definitely a huntsman spider (family Sparassidae)

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