Basically spiders are the best reason to visit Australia -  This here is the Sydney Funnel Web Spider

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With highly toxic venom produced in large amounts and large fangs to inject it, the Sydney funnel-web is without a doubt the deadliest spider in Australia, and possibly the world.

Blue Mountains Funnel-web Spider, female

With its shining black exoskeleton, the Sydney funnel-web spider is the Darth Vader of arachnids.

"funnel web spider... deadly" but afraid of rain - we once had one waiting patiently outside our front door under cover from the rain. As if it was about to knock...literally a few tiny spider steps outside the door.

A combination of large fangs and strong venom makes the Sydney funnel-web spider one of the deadliest spiders on the planet. Certainly the most dangerous spider in Australia, which has no shortage of.

A Sydney Funnel Web Spider about to strike.  [Note to self:  Cancel trip to Sydney.]

A Sydney Funnel Web Spider about to strike. Great, with all the horrible spiders everwhere, the deadly funnel web lives in Sydny.

Sydney funnel-web spider (Atrax robustus) - An Incredible Close-Up View Of One Of The World's Most Venomous Spiders

An Incredible Close-Up View Of One Of The World's Most Venomous Spiders

Sydney funnel-web spider (Atrax robustus) - An Incredible Close-Up View Of One Of The World's Most Venomous Spiders

Look at those FANGS!   One of the 10 most dangerous animals in Australia!  http://www.hotelclub.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/funnel-web-spider.jpg

The funnel-web spider (Atrax robustus). This Male Sydney funnel-web spider is in a warning posture.The bite is potentially deadly, but there have been no fatalities since the introduction of modern first aid techniques and anti-venom.

Sydney Funnel-Web Spider  From article: 7 Most Dangerous, Poisonous Spiders in the World (+Creepy Videos)

Sydney Funnel-Web Spider From article: 7 Most Dangerous, Poisonous Spiders in the World (+Creepy Videos)

The Sydney funnel-web spider (Atrax robustus) is a species of Australian funnel-web spider.

The Sydney funnel-web spider (Atrax robustus) is a species of Australian funnel-web spider.

Sydney funnel-web spider - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Sydney funnel-web spider (Atrax robustus) is a species of Australian funnel-web spider.

Got to watch out for these guys whilst gardening- very dangerous-Sydney Funnel web spider

Got to watch out for these guys whilst gardening- very dangerous-Sydney Funnel web spider

Male Sydney Funnel Web Spider

This is obviously one of my Polymer Clay creations, otherwise I wouldn't be here uploading this pic!

Entomologist and photographer Alex Wild shows you, step-by-step, how he captured this gorgeous (if a bit scary) macro photo of a Sydney Funnel-Web Spider's fangs. http://petapixel.com/2014/08/16/spider-fangs-arent-going-photograph/

These Spider Fangs Aren’t Going to Photograph Themselves

The formidable fangs of the Sydney funnel-web spider (Atrax robustus) are certainly intimidating, but it's this spider's venom that you really need to watch out for.

Number 7 on Australia's deadliest animals list - The Sydney Funnel Web Spider - With highly toxic venom produced in large amounts and large fangs to inject it, the Sydney funnel web is without a doubt the deadliest spider in Australia, and possibly the world - Its fangs are larger than a brown snake's and so powerful they can even pierce through finger/toe nails.

Gallery: 10 most dangerous spiders in Australia Sydney funnel-web, with highly toxic venom produced in large amounts and large fangs to inject it, the Sydney funnel-web is without a doubt the dealiest spider in Australia, and possibly the world

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