Prepare for Tasmania’s spider possumPygmy possums usually aren’t on the menu for huntsman spiders. In Australia: giant spider carrying a mouse is horrifying and impressive Read moreTasmania is home to two types of pygmy possums – the little pygmy and the eastern pygmy. The little pygmy possum grows to seven grams in weight and has a head and body length of only 5-6.5 centimetres. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Justine Latton posted a photo of a huntsman spider with a pygmy possum to the ‘Tasmanian insects and spiders’ Facebook page. In 2016, a Queensland man captured a similar event, filming a huntsman spider carrying a sizeable mouse up the outside of a fridge.
Source: The Guardian June 18, 2019 04:30 UTC