6 Spiders You DO NOT Want To Meet & Where They Live

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2) Australian Funnel Web Spider (2 of 6)

Australian Funnel Web Spider

2) Australian Funnel Web Spider (2 of 6)

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Also known as atracinae, this spider is native to Australia.

The bite of this spider is venomous, and could be potentially deadly.

Though they are only 1-5 cm. in length, their fangs are quite large and dangerous.

The funnel-webs make burrows in moist, cool, sheltered habitats, under rocks and in rotting logs, some in rough-barked trees.

Unlike some spiders, they do not build lids to their burrows, so be careful!

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