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mamoth bird eating spider

Discussion in 'Spiders and Inverts' started by nickora, Jan 12, 2010.


  1. nickora

    nickora PetForums Newbie

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    Oh my god!!:eek: You wouldn't see me for dust if i came across that thing! Its a big bird too, and an absolute massive huge spider! Gives me the heeby geebies thinking that there's that out there. Bleurch.
     
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    it looks like an orb spider of some sort, look huge tho!!
     
  4. Tom&Izzie'sMum

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    CHERRIIIST!!!!:eek:
    My house would be on the market and I'd have booked myself into a lead-lined room in the farthest-away hotel I could find if even THOUGHT that thing MIGHT be anywhere near my garden!!! LOL! - it's mahoosive!!!:eek:hmy:
     
  5. nickora

    nickora PetForums Newbie

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    funny thing is, im sure i saw a bigger one on my last trip to surrey! :p
     
  6. Tom&Izzie'sMum

    Tom&Izzie'sMum PetForums Junior

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    Haha!!! Hmmm - lovely! :D
     
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    Oh My!!! Im staying in England. :eek: :crying:
     
  8. oncelovedrescue

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    Oh my days!!!!!! I've just ventured onto the spider section of the forum to ask a spider related question, I actually really like spiders but OMG! xx
     
  9. Diction

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    It's a Golden Orb Weaver :) Very pretty spiders, it seems they do eat birds though. They aren't massively big though from what I can see:

    [​IMG]

    Admittedly I wouldn't want to be bitten by it. LOL
     
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    haha.. one hungryyyy spider!

    so pretty though!
     
  11. Jamie

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    The real 'bird eating spider' is the Theraphosa blondi (Goliath Bird Eating Tarantula), it's the largest growing species on the planet...

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    :scared::scared::scared::scared::scared::scared::scared::scared:

    Curosity got the better of me! Damn that thing is huge *shivers*.
     
  13. Diction

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    They are beautiful spiders too! I don't know many people who keep them either/ I've heard they can be quite agressive (though people still seem to keep other agressive species like the King Baboon and Cobalt)

    Thanks for the lovely picture :)
     
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    oh wow, thats really pretty!
     
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    yes these can be aggressive. You are also right in saying the king baboona and cobalt blue are very aggressive. The Goliath bird eater is also a keen hair flicker!
     
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    my 'friend' has a cobalt blue
     
  17. Jamie

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    Beautiful species....but they are 'pet holes'!! lol
     
  18. Chillinator

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    Jesus H Christ... :eek: :yikes:

    That's this morning's breakfast coming back...
     
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    Woah!

    I recently cleared out summer house out, to find a blue tit wing. and massive spiders web... to then find a normal looking 'english' spider crawl out, (big one at that) makes me link two and two together...which isn't a great feeling!!:(
     
  20. nickora

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    haha, one of the worst scenarios known to man, walking into a massive spiders web and that panick of.. "where's the spider?" lol
     
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