Eight reasons not to be spooked by spiders this Halloween

Spiders are a traditional part of a Halloween scare and for some people they have been a source of fear for years. But in reality, spiders deserve to instil a sense of amazement, not fear.

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Huge huntsman spider drags mouse to its grisly doom [VIDEO]

WATCH: Seriously, this has to be seen to be believed. Hermie the huntsman dancing with a whole mouse in its mouth.

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10 deadly reasons to be scared in Australia

Australia has a reputation for life-taking storms and killer animals (insert drop-bear info, here). And quite frankly, we love it! Here’s 10 reasons to be afraid, very afraid, Down Under.

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South-western Australia covered in cobwebs

Images of South-western Australia covered in sheets of spider webs made for some super surreal images while reports of spiders falling from Australian skies left people from across the Globe in disbelieve.

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Introducing Australia’s hidden gem: the peacock spider

Not only are peacock spiders beautiful, teeny tiny and adorable, but they can dance too! Check out their moves…

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10 wonderfully random facts about Australia

Thought you knew everything there was to know about the Lucky Country? Think again. From jellyfish, to toad racing, to beer swilling prime ministers, Australia is a world beater.

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9 reasons why Aussie spiders make the best pets

Why every Australian needs an eight-legged friend for a pet.

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Funnel web spider is world’s most deadly, insists Aussie expert

Australian spider advocate refutes claim that arachnid found in UK grocery bag was ‘world’s deadliest’. Funnel web is easily the best eight-legged killer, he says.

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Giant snake-eating spider snapped in Cairns

Incredible photos: A frighteningly large neighbourhood spider captured eating a tree snake.

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NSW Floods Crisis: Spiders over-run Wagga (photos)

Amazing photos of millions of spiders blanketing flooded Wagga Wagga in webs, escaping to higher ground.

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Aussie redback spiders migrating to England: Sun

Australia’s deadly redback spider is making regular appearances in the UK, a British newspaper reports.

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