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philidam2

  29 days ago

Australians To Be On Alert!

After dealing with catastrophic fires then flooding and hailstorms, Australians are being warned to watch out for one of the world's most deadly spiders due to what experts call "perfect conditions" for the arachnid to thrive.
The spider is nocturnal and extremely sensitive to sunlight. As reported by AustralianGeographic.com, males wander at night in search of a mate. Ranger Mick from the Australian Reptile Park told the website they will look for anywhere sheltered to wait the day out, and that’s when they end up in people’s shoes or houses.

Funnel-web spiders are ground-dwelling, meaning they can't climb smooth surfaces like plastic or glass. Their bites are painful, have clear fang marks and are capable of causing serious illness or death in humans if left untreated. If bitten, experts advise victims to immobilize the affected area, put on a bandage and seek immediate medical attention.


source:https://www.accuweather.com/en/severe-weather/

It never rains but it pours...hopefully, they won't experience any more casualties/fatalities.
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DavidDag

  28 days ago
Another reason to love South Africa... Reply
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magdelinem

  28 days ago
Yes they have been through a lot lately. They need a break. Reply
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opinion4rewards

  29 days ago
woah it is a scary place to be living in right now Reply
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NeytjieD

  29 days ago
i dont like spiders Reply
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Journeymar

  29 days ago
It is too much now I wonder Reply
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M8241181u

  29 days ago
we pray this country for no more casualities God. Reply
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TolunaTeamZA

  29 days ago
It's very scary news indeed, philidam2! Have you ever been to Australia? Reply
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jabulanimaine

  29 days ago
spider Reply
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jabulanimaine

  29 days ago
spider Reply
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t6254547

  29 days ago
Oh no! I'm scared of any kind of spider Reply
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