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Giant Harvestman Yet to Be Named:

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#1    Karlis

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 12:01 PM

A harvestman with a leg span of more than 33 centimetres.

The creature found during a research trip to Laos is one of the largest representatives of the entire order worldwide. Experts have so far failed to properly identify it to species level.
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#2    ouija ouija

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 12:47 PM

What a sweetie! :yes: (Although ............. I don't like to suddenly come across him marching through my home :no: )

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 08:44 AM

He's fab!


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Posted 18 October 2012 - 09:06 AM

We had a lot of the smaller-sized ones around as kids. We used to pretend they were our pets. This one could pretend kids were his pet. lol

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 01:44 PM

What's a harvest man?


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Posted 18 October 2012 - 02:29 PM

View PostChooky88, on 18 October 2012 - 01:44 PM, said:

What's a harvest man?
Many believe an old wives tale that they are deadly poisonous and their mouth parts are just to small to bite us but in reality they are non venomous and have no fangs. More commonly known as Granddaddy Long legs.

Edited by mfrmboy, 18 October 2012 - 02:34 PM.

One man's TOOL is another man's TOY ! :tu:

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 02:41 PM

View Postmfrmboy, on 18 October 2012 - 02:29 PM, said:

Many believe an old wives tale that they are deadly poisonous and their mouth parts are just to small to bite us but in reality they are non venomous and have no fangs. More commonly known as Granddaddy Long legs.

Don't start that again! Daddy Longlegs' have wings.


As for a name for him ....... how about Harold? ;)

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 02:47 PM

View PostChooky88, on 18 October 2012 - 01:44 PM, said:

What's a harvest man?
Click on the article link and you'll find out.

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 02:58 PM

View Postouija ouija, on 18 October 2012 - 02:41 PM, said:

As for a name for him ....... how about Harold? ;)

I vote for Fred...


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Posted 18 October 2012 - 03:05 PM

Oh but Fred is so common and this fellow isn't, is he?

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 03:19 PM

View Postouija ouija, on 18 October 2012 - 02:41 PM, said:



Don't start that again! Daddy Longlegs' have wings.


As for a name for him ....... how about Harold? ;)

That's the perfect name!


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Posted 18 October 2012 - 04:02 PM

Granddaddy Longlegs >>>>>ALFIE seems like a good name.


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Posted 18 October 2012 - 04:38 PM

Let's see. The title say's "Giant Harvestman Yet To Be Named"

How about naming it "Giant Harvestman" :passifier:


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Posted 18 October 2012 - 06:12 PM

Aww bugger.

More nightmare material.


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Posted 18 October 2012 - 11:30 PM

I heard when you're asleep these guys will wrap their long legs around your head and perch over your mouth like the thing from aliens. Then it poops.





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