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Re: Spider (warning contains pictures of a spider)

Postby jaznbonnie » Tue Aug 21, 2012 4:42 pm

MerlinPowered wrote: We had great fun catching it, scaring people with it and relocating it under the eaves.


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Re: Spider (warning contains pictures of a spider)

Postby Jason » Sat Sep 01, 2012 7:59 pm

So, we went to Lisa's brother's birthday party today and guess who we got to play with:

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We also got to hold: two different snakes, a giant snail, a bearded dragon, a salamander, a chameleon and a millipede. Good fun.
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Re: Spider (warning contains pictures of a spider)

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Sep 01, 2012 8:40 pm

How cute is that! :D
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Re: Spider (warning contains pictures of a spider)

Postby Penfold » Sun Sep 02, 2012 9:36 am

Not very!!!!! Image
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Re: Spider (warning contains pictures of a spider)

Postby Jason » Sun Sep 02, 2012 10:14 am

That's the first time I'd held a tarantula. She was so light, just a slight tickle when she moved one of her arms.
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Re: Spider (warning contains pictures of a spider)

Postby ShadowNinjaCat » Sun Sep 02, 2012 7:42 pm

I expected them to be heavier the first time I held one. :) Sounds like you had fun.
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Re: Spider (warning contains pictures of a spider)

Postby Toothy » Sun Sep 02, 2012 7:54 pm

Jason has gone to the Spider Dark Side...! :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Re: Spider (warning contains pictures of a spider)

Postby Catch-up » Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:54 pm

:shock: Jason you are brave! I could have held everything except the spider and the millipede.
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Re: Spider (warning contains pictures of a spider)

Postby Penfold » Sun Sep 02, 2012 10:21 pm

I've held a giant millipede when I was in South Africa and shared my shower with a scorpion running over my feet (large claws, small sting so it was not a dangerous one) without any problem. However, I would have freaked if someone held a spider, let alone a tarantula, anywhere near me (I even jump when I see spiders in computer games). :oops:
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Re: Spider (warning contains pictures of a spider)

Postby MerlinPowered » Wed Sep 05, 2012 10:43 am

Jason wrote:We also got to hold: two different snakes, a giant snail, a bearded dragon, a salamander, a chameleon and a millipede. Good fun.


How cool is that, would love to hold one of those. My daughter had an animal experience day at her day care yesterday. They got to look at/touch fresh and salt water crocodile babies, bearded dragons, water monitor, shingle-back lizard and pythons. She loved it, even have a picture of her with a python around her neck.
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Re: Spider (warning contains pictures of a spider)

Postby Catch-up » Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:53 am

They have live animal shows at a park nearby. The snakes are the girls' favorites! We've got a few pics of them with pythons around their necks.
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Re: Spider (warning contains pictures of a spider)

Postby Conforumist » Sat Sep 29, 2012 3:05 pm

Not an actually spider, but this strand was well over 20' long and only visible because of the dew on it:

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