Just as Halloween nears, a video of an enormous spider carrying the lifeless body of a mouse has gone viral, scarring and enthralling viewers all over the world.
“So I am just about to leave for work ...
and [my] neighbor says, ‘You want to see something cool’ and I say, ‘hell yeah,’” Jason Womal wrote on Facebook.
“We proceed to his place and he shows me this.” There are nearly 100 species of Huntsman spiders, some with leg spans stretching up to six inches, according to the Australian Museum.
One subspecies, the giant huntsman spider, can span nearly a foot in diameter.