Largest Sydney Funnel-Web Spider Ever

Australia, known for its unique wildlife

Has once again astonished the world with the discovery of the largest male Sydney Funnel-Web spider ever recorded.

Meet Hercules, a formidable arachnid

He is measuring an impressive 7.9 cm (3.11 inches)

Thus, proudly claiming the title of the biggest male funnel-web spider.

Unearthed by wildlife experts, Hercules now resides at the Australian Reptile Park

It is nestled in the scenic landscape of Somersby on Australia’s Central Coast.

Hercules’s size is nothing short of remarkable.

Sydney Funnel-Web spiders are native to Australia and are notorious for their potent venom

They predominantly inhabit the eastern regions of the country, favoring moist environments such as forests and gardens.

These arachnids are particularly adept at adapting to urban landscapes, often dwelling in sheltered places like shoes, clothing, or dark corners of homes.

There is still more to learn about these incredible creatures!

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