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This Is A PSA: Don’t Ever Put Your Hand This Close To A Whip Spider

Have you ever seen a whip spider up close? Me neither, and I don’t particularly want to.

Well, not everyone is so skittish around creepy-crawlies. There are some folks who see something creepy and rather than run away…go full speed ahead to check it out.

I only have two things to say to the person in the video below: I would highly recommend that they rethink their approach to such creatures. I don’t think it’s ever a good idea to put your fingers that close to anything with claws…

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That’s terrifying.

While whip spiders can’t sting and rarely bite humans, this video still gives me anxiety. Every itch I have from now on, I’m going to think it’s a whip spider climbing up my body.