Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in
  Total images: 9,296   Total comments: 32,310   
Login or Register to upload an image.
  World's largest spider

World's largest spider
Image credit: CC 2.0 Petra and Wilfried

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.

   

 
Comments on this image:
Comment icon #8 Posted by GenerationNine on 13 February, 2013, 4:23
My sympathies go out to whoever had to discover that thing.
Comment icon #7 Posted by ineffectiveArtist on 29 April, 2013, 12:43
Oh dear. I'm glad I don't live around there...
Comment icon #6 Posted by bzykillnzombies on 28 May, 2013, 23:07
iv seen a few big ones here in australia!
Comment icon #5 Posted by MacsMom on 28 June, 2013, 17:19
It's looks like it's toting off a baked potato
Comment icon #4 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 #3 Posted by Emoney on 19 June, 2014, 17:25
Wow, that spider is huge!
Comment icon #2 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 #1 Posted by mskate on 10 November, 2014, 0:03
GOOD God! does it bite?


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


Image information
UM-Bot
January 5, 2013, 7:59 pm
Views:
Comments:
File size:
15432
8
114.23k
 
Recent news stories
Microbial life can survive on Mars after all
Posted 1-23-2017 | 1 comment
A new study has added weight to the idea that microbes can survive in the harsh conditions on Mars.
 
Fossils of giant otter unearthed in China
Posted 1-23-2017 | 11 comments
Paleontologists have revealed the discovery of a prehistoric otter that was around the size of a wolf.
 
Mystery surrounds felling of 200 beech trees
Posted 1-23-2017 | 15 comments
Authorities in Wales are attempting to work out who chopped down hundreds of beech trees near Caerphilly.
 
New clue emerges in DB Cooper hijacking case
Posted 1-22-2017 | 13 comments
An independent investigation in to the long-running mystery has managed to dig up an important new clue.
 
Did humans wipe out Australia's megafauna ?
Posted 1-22-2017 | 6 comments
A new study has cast doubt on the idea that climate change wiped out most of Australia's huge beasts.
 
Some of us are able to 'hear' flashes of light
Posted 1-21-2017 | 4 comments
Scientists have identified a form of synaesthesia that may affect more than one fifth of the population.
 
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ