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What kind of Northern Ca spider is this??

Old 05-16-2010, 01:08 PM
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Old 05-17-2010, 05:29 AM
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It could have ended much worse:

New Zealand: A tourist is lucky to be alive after a deadly spider bit him on the penis.

The Canadian backpacker was attacked after skinny-dipping in New Zealand.

While he was swimming, a rare katipo spider crawled into the shorts he had left on the beach. When the man returned, he put them back on and fell asleep — but the trapped spider then nipped him on his manhood.

Within minutes, the spider's venom was causing him to have agonizing chest pains, a racing heart, high blood pressure and severe swelling to his penis.

Dr. Nigel Harrison, who treated the 22-year-old at Dargaville Hospital, revealed the case in a report for the New Zealand Medical Journal.

"It was a rather nasty, ill-placed bite,” Harrison said. “The man woke to find his penis swollen and painful ."

Sixteen nurses were reprimanded for spending inordinate amounts of time bathing the man...
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