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yvesha
sydney
Australia

December 21, 2013
10:45 PM

Post #9732210

This was spotted in Sydney Australia. Would be very appreciative if someone knew what kind it was. Hoping it is not a funnel web.

Thanks

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

December 22, 2013
3:45 AM

Post #9732264

A huntsman/giant crab spider in the family Sparassidae - bite painful but not dangerous - see http://australianmuseum.net.au/Huntsman-Spiders

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