For some people it’s the stuff of nightmares — but you might be surprised at how a Sydney family reacted after finding a...

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28th Jan. 2021 2:01 PM

Australia is home to a hugely diverse population of spiders, and it’s about to grow by one after a woman’s surprise...

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06th Oct. 2020 10:10 AM

A young huntsman spider with two legs had a lucky escape after finding itself in the home of a kind-hearted young woman.

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31st July 2020 6:07 AM

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26th Feb. 2020 7:02 PM

People are being warned to watch out for deadly funnel-web spiders after wet weather and hot days made for the perfect...

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22nd Jan. 2020 10:01 AM

A panicked Queensland woman pleaded for help when she discovered a huge huntsman spider had taken up residence in her...

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31st July 2019 6:07 PM

WHEN faced with a giant spider, the internet will always provide the least safe ways of dealing with the issue.

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31st July 2019 10:07 AM

Measuring just 4-5mm long, these five new spiders species can be hard to spot. Yet they’re no ordinary arachnid - they have...

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02nd July 2019 2:07 PM

Grant Puckering was working at a new housing estate when he stumbled across a large black spider.

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22nd June 2019 9:06 AM

Nearly 100 redback spiders have been found in bunches of broccoli at Australian supermarkets. And the horticulture industry...

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30th May 2019 6:05 AM