Please ID this scary spider!! ASAP!

Please ID this scary spider!! ASAP!

Postby Lillypod » Wed Feb 05, 2014 11:24 am

I found this spider in my outdoor rabbit cage and I accidental touched it (and probably broke of its leg) when I was balancing myself with my hand on the side of the cage. What spider is this and is it venomous? Can it harm my rabbits?

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Re: Please ID this scary spider!! ASAP!

Postby Primogen » Wed Feb 05, 2014 11:28 am

One of the orb web spiders not sure exactly which one, venom is not lethal in humans but it might kill a rabbit.
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Re: Please ID this scary spider!! ASAP!

Postby Lillypod » Wed Feb 05, 2014 11:33 am

Ok. Thanks.
3-1-4 Leopard Gecko
1-1-2 Bearded Dragon
0-1 Brown House Snake
2-3 Ball Python
1-1 Western Hognose
1-1 Kenyan Sand Boa
3-2 Corn Snake
0-0-1 Bosc Monitor
0-1 Taiwanese rat snake
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Re: Please ID this scary spider!! ASAP!

Postby Lillypod » Wed Feb 05, 2014 11:41 am

I removed it from the cage it is now in a very secure critter box till my boyfriend comes home so he can take it away... As far away as possible!
3-1-4 Leopard Gecko
1-1-2 Bearded Dragon
0-1 Brown House Snake
2-3 Ball Python
1-1 Western Hognose
1-1 Kenyan Sand Boa
3-2 Corn Snake
0-0-1 Bosc Monitor
0-1 Taiwanese rat snake
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Re: Please ID this scary spider!! ASAP!

Postby Lillypod » Wed Feb 05, 2014 11:45 am

3-1-4 Leopard Gecko
1-1-2 Bearded Dragon
0-1 Brown House Snake
2-3 Ball Python
1-1 Western Hognose
1-1 Kenyan Sand Boa
3-2 Corn Snake
0-0-1 Bosc Monitor
0-1 Taiwanese rat snake
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Re: Please ID this scary spider!! ASAP!

Postby Lillypod » Wed Feb 05, 2014 11:53 am

3-1-4 Leopard Gecko
1-1-2 Bearded Dragon
0-1 Brown House Snake
2-3 Ball Python
1-1 Western Hognose
1-1 Kenyan Sand Boa
3-2 Corn Snake
0-0-1 Bosc Monitor
0-1 Taiwanese rat snake
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Re: Please ID this scary spider!! ASAP!

Postby Primogen » Wed Feb 05, 2014 11:53 am

Apparently the ones in Australia can get big enough to eat birds and snakes.
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Re: Please ID this scary spider!! ASAP!

Postby Lillypod » Wed Feb 05, 2014 12:00 pm

I love my tarantulas, but these spiders make my hair stand up...
3-1-4 Leopard Gecko
1-1-2 Bearded Dragon
0-1 Brown House Snake
2-3 Ball Python
1-1 Western Hognose
1-1 Kenyan Sand Boa
3-2 Corn Snake
0-0-1 Bosc Monitor
0-1 Taiwanese rat snake
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Re: Please ID this scary spider!! ASAP!

Postby Chopper 1 » Thu Feb 06, 2014 4:06 pm

Primogen wrote:Apparently the ones in Australia can get big enough to eat birds and snakes.

The golden orb web spider in south africa eat birds. When i was growing up int Kruger, we often found waxbils and red billed quelea even in their webs.
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