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Try not to wince at the horrifying sight of this egg sack teeming with tiny spiders

By Johnny Lieu

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Spiders on their own are disconcerting enough. So how about a sack full of tiny little crawling spiders?

A video of a funnel web egg being cut open to reveal hundreds of the arachnids inside was posted on the Facebook page of the Australian Reptile Park on Sunday.

The park acknowledged it’s the “stuff of nightmares” for some people in its post, but said it loves these finds.

It’s because the Australian Reptile Park is the only place in the country that milks funnel web spiders of their venom, which is used to make antivenom. …

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