Increased funnel-web spiders sightings expected due to hot & wet weather
Michael speaks to Ranger Mick from the Australian Reptile Park, who warns that there will be a funnel-web spider ‘bonanza’ due to Sydney’s recent wet weather.
Rainfall across Sydney last weekend paired with summer temperatures have created idyllic tropical conditions in which the funnel-web spider thrives… with summer months marking its mating season.
The spider’s diet consists mostly of insects, although items as large as frogs and lizards may also be taken.
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