Note: Watch your volume, man reacting to giant spider in car. This is a dashcam video from (where else?) Australia of a giant huntsman spider making an appearance while a driver desperately tries to maintain his composure at 96km/h (~60MPH) and not crash into anything. Kudos to him too, because
This is a video of a panicking Queensland, Australia woman successfully ushering a particularly juicy looking tarantula into a plastic bin for removal from her home. Nice job. I guess it was either this or start a fire, and I assume she has a lot of irreplaceable family heirlooms in
This is a short Instagram video of a large huntsman spider in North Queensland, Australia that decides it’s going to steal a man’s vintage ATV and jumps at the man when he tries to to reclaim his property. Some more fascinating information about spiders and their affinity for four-wheelers: Arachnologist
This is a video from New South Wales, Australia of hundreds of thousands of wolf spiders that have evacuated their burrows to reach higher ground and avoid rising flood waters. I’m not gonna lie, that does not look like a very good time to me. When I think of good
WARNING: SPIDERS. This is a video of Australian woman Claudia welcoming a bunch of baby huntsman spiders into the world with a “they’re so cute!” and not a gas can and lighter like many would be tempted to do. Apparently Claudia discovered the babies upon walking into her daughter’s room
Captured in the Ecuadorian rain forest by wildlife photographer and videographer David Weiller, this is a video of a monkey slug caterpillar (the larval stage of a hag moth), which is neither monkey nor slug but is a caterpillar, and mimics a tarantula so things don’t try to eat it.
These are several photos and videos of the Halloween display created by some homeowners in East Aurora, New York, featuring a giant spider on a boom that appears to crawl down a 3-story web to the yard below. For reference, I have several pumpkins, a hay bale, and some dried
This is a video from Australia (where else?) of a large huntsman spider on a woman’s car that eventually gets picked off by a magpie while she’s filming it. I like how the spider looked like it was trying to gain access to the vehicle through the rear window, that