Sydney Funnel-web Spider Male Sydney funnel-web spiders are Australia's most dangerous spider. These aggressive spiders grab onto their victims and bite several times, injecting a very poisonous venom. Some people have died from the bite of these spiders, but since 1980 when a Sydney funnel-web spider antivenom was invented, no-one has died from the bite of a Sydney funnel-web spider.
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Sydney funnel-web spider Australia is well known for its creepy-crawlies and in particular its spiders. All the bugs here are bigger, quicker and nastier than most other places on earth. Heading up the list though is the Sydney funnel web spider. Whilst the funnel web is actually responsible for less bites than the notorious redback spider, the funnel web wins out with its stronger venom which it is much more capable of delivering. But it is the Sydney funnel web’s well earned reputation of…