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Originally posted by GenRadek
Ever since I was a kid I freaked when seeing spiders. To this day I get goosebumps and chills when I see a nasty looking spider. Have no clue why but its funny that i also dont mind everything else thats "creepy-crawly". For some reason a tarantula doesnt freak me as much as say something that looks like a black widow.
I'll handle rats, mice, lizard, frogs, no problems! Spiders? EEEK!
Originally posted by MR BOB
I think has to do with Instinct.
Of the few bites that do manage to happen, the majority of them are harmless. In fact, it's estimated that less than 4 deaths per year occur due to spider bites. Your chances of being killed by a lightning strike are about ten times greater than your chances of being killed by a spider bite.