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Arik Yodla
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Just found and captured this morining in my yard. 

Is it dangerous???????

(Sorry if the picture isn't sharp enough).

Thanks

June 23, 2011 at 1:07 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Arik Yodla
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June 23, 2011 at 1:08 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Arik Yodla
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See the photo with this link

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10150227148659341&set=a.10150227148654341.341623.826674340&type=1&theater


June 23, 2011 at 1:10 AM Flag Quote & Reply

saturnids
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Posts: 468

Hi Arik,

There are no tarantulas in Israel. This one looks very similar but it is in Hebrew "Parvanit" and it is not dangerous although it is an angry spider which will bite willingly if provoced too much.

June 24, 2011 at 2:11 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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