Sparassidae, Heteropoda venatoria

This is one of the most common spiders on the island, 
it can be found from the coast till the mountains. 
They like to feed on cockroaches and crickets. 
People get scared when see them running on walls, 
they think the spider can jump to attack. 
The female can reach 28mm and 12cm with the legs extended,
the male 21mm with same leg extension of the female.


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