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Impressive
Dear WTB,
I came upon your site today, it’s an amazing archive. I thought that these two pictures would be of interest to you. Obviously they are not the best spider photos, but at the time I was more impressed with the size of its meal. The lizard is approx 3" long and the spider is an Australian Red Back.
Regards
Simon
Coffs Harbour, Australia

Hi Simon,
Impressive sure is an apt description. The Australian Redback Spider, Latrodectus hasselti, is in the same genus as the American Black Widow, and the venom of the female is also quite toxic. Here is a site with more information.

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