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World's largest spider
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Uploader comment: With a leg span of up to 30cm, the giant huntsman is believed to be the largest species of spider on the planet. It is believed to live in caves and was discovered in 2001 in Laos.

   

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Comment icon #8 Posted by mskate on 10 November, 2014, 0:03
GOOD God! does it bite?
Comment icon #7 Posted by magikgoddess on 12 July, 2014, 2:23
Wow that's almost a foot long! I wouldn't want to be the one to try to squish that particular spider...
Comment icon #6 Posted by Emoney on 19 June, 2014, 17:25
Wow, that spider is huge!
Comment icon #5 Posted by Emeraldgemheart on 17 September, 2013, 16:37
Ew.. I like spiders, just not that close. And big. And hairy. And venom-toting.... *passes out*
Comment icon #4 Posted by MacsMom on 28 June, 2013, 17:19
It's looks like it's toting off a baked potato
Comment icon #3 Posted by bzykillnzombies on 28 May, 2013, 23:07
iv seen a few big ones here in australia!
Comment icon #2 Posted by ineffectiveArtist on 29 April, 2013, 12:43
Oh dear. I'm glad I don't live around there...
Comment icon #1 Posted by GenerationNine on 13 February, 2013, 4:23
My sympathies go out to whoever had to discover that thing.
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