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A Huntsman Spider Gets A Gentle Pat

Occurred on August 26, 2022 / Queensland, Australia

Info from Licensor: "I am a wildlife photographer and science communicator. I went looking for one of Australia's largest species of spider, the Giant Green-bellied Huntsman. One individual was so large and pregnant that she didn't care about anything touching or trying to move her, so she allowed me to pat her. It was a good opportunity to show that they are not dangerous and don't want to bite or attack humans."

Location Queensland, Australia
Occurred not known
Posted By Caitlin Henderson
Posted On Sep-9-2022