University of New England lecturer Manu Saunders warns of unusual encounters around the house

Vanessa Arundale
March 28 2021 - 2:51pm
INTORVERT: Northern tree-dwelling funnel-web spider ( Hadronyche Formidabilis ). Photo: UNE Natural History Museum.
INTORVERT: Northern tree-dwelling funnel-web spider ( Hadronyche Formidabilis ). Photo: UNE Natural History Museum.

WET weather and flooding, followed by a hot spell, has created perfect conditions for an infestation of the deadly funnel-web spider in the NSW Hunter region and greater Sydney - but here in New England, it is business as usual for our venomous species.

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Vanessa Arundale

Vanessa Arundale

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