To the disbelievers, here’s a full on shot from a camera rather than my phone, and an attempt to show their size. The camera has focused on Wiffy’s hand, which is at least a few feet away from the spider on the right. You can read more on HK’s spiders.
I want getting any closer – it had fangs!!!
Very brave, Tom, making Caroline put HER hand near the elephant-eating spider…!
Yes, didn’t really think that through.
Neither did I. Must have been the heatstroke/ beerstroke.
I notice no one’s told *you* to use a glass and piece of cardboard.
I just ducked. A lot. Different tactics needed should I find one in our apartment, rather than tropical mangrove forests. Their bite is only like a bee sting, though…