Funnel web spider babies burst from egg sac on video at the Chinan Reptile Park

When a Newcastle resident found an odd sacin their garden, they decided to take the unusual object into The n Reptile Park for investigation.
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The small white bag looked innocent enough, but what lay beneath was the stuff of nightmares.

Head of spiders at the Central Coast reptile park, Kane Christensen, quickly identified the object as a funnel-web egg.

Funnel web spider video is what nightmares are made of VIDEO STILL: The egg sack was handed to the park by a member of the public. Picture: The n Reptile Park

VIDEO STILL: The egg sack was handed to the park by a member of the public. Picture: The n Reptile Park

SPIDER BITES: The n Reptile Park urges public to exercise caution around these spiders. Picture: Tim Faulkner and the n Reptile Park

VIDEO STILL: The egg sack was handed to the park by a member of the public. Picture: The n Reptile Park

VIDEO STILL: The egg sack was handed to the park by a member of the public. Picture: The n Reptile Park

VIDEO STILL: The egg sack was handed to the park by a member of the public. Picture: The n Reptile Park

VIDEO STILL: The egg sack was handed to the park by a member of the public. Picture: The n Reptile Park

TweetFacebook Baby funnel web spiders coming out of an egg sacFunnel webs are extremely aggressive spiders with a venomous bite. Each egg sacusually contains more than 100 spiders.

While this was an unwanted surprise for the lucky resident, the egg sacwas good news for the park.

The nReptile Park is theonly place in that milks funnelwebs for their venom, which is used to make anti-venom.

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The parkcalls on the public to help keep the program running by safely catchingfunnelweb spiders and dropping them at either Then Reptile Park or one of the many drop off points around Sydney, the Central Coast and Newcastle.

Once thisegg sacwas identified MrChristensendelicately began the process of opening it, and then separated each individual spider.

“We will be growing them to stay in our program here at the park,” a representative said.

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Funnel web spider bite symptoms:

Copious secretion of salivaMuscular twitching and breathing difficultySmall hairs stand on endNumbness around mouthCopious tearsDisorientationFast pulseIncreased blood pressureConfusion leading to unconsciousnessIf you see someone who has beenbitten by a funnel web, NSW Ambulance advises:

Keep them from moving aroundKeep the bitten limb downBandage the limb from the area of the bite to the hand/foot and then back up to the bodyImmobilise the limb by splinting, if possibleTell the person to keep calmDo not move them at allWait there for the paramedics or ambulance