Huntsman spider eating a pygmy possum

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Doing the rounds virally at the moment is these pictures of a hungry Huntsman spider eating a  pygmy possum!


Found in a Mt Field Ski lodge in Tasmania, Australia. 


Huntsman spider eating a whole  possum

Basically, the possum is the size of a large mouse.

Huntsman spider eating a  pygmy possum


There are many kinds of Huntsman Spiders, they are found all around the world and are so named for their speed and mode of hunting.

This photo reminds of that time this giant orb weaver caught a bird...

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