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Subject: Possible bird spider
Location: Panama
February 10, 2014 1:44 pm
Hi my name is Wes and I found this spider walking across the house I was building in the middle of the jungle in Panama. So I took a picture of it and Put it on Facebook. People were saying it was a huge recluse, I think it is a bird spider. Can you tell from these two photos what this might be? I am located in Bocas Del Toro On Isla Colon. This photo was taken February 1st. This house I am building is well in the jungle so it has very little traffic,
Signature: Wes Griffin

Huntsman Spider

Huntsman Spider

Hi Wes,
We believe this is a Huntsman Spider or Giant Crab Spider in the family Sparassidae.

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Location: Bocas Del Toro, Isla Colon, Panama

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