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    We noticed this huge spider a few days back at the villa we are styling in. DH took a photo of it tonight and asked a local.....also looked up on Internet. Sure enough it is a Black Widow.
    I have only seen the photo as I suffer from arachnophobia really badly. A tiny money spider only has to be near me before the tears start!

    It seems content to stay in the same corner for now so that's good

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    I can feel the hairs on the back of my neck standing up just reading your post.
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    I remember being scared first time I saw one when gardening, not sure I'd let one reside in the house though you can get black widow spray from Walmart and the like.














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    Call someone! There must be a man to call. Like when you find a gator in your pool. I love spiders but no way would I knowingly share an abode with one of those.

    Tink where are you? Who does she need to call?

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    Just grab a shoe and smash it. If you think there may be more however, I would definitely call the villa manager and have him/her get an exterminator out there.





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    Yikes!!!!! Diane, how are you staying so calm?


    Quote Originally Posted by uscwest, post: 317478
    Just grab a shoe and smash it. If you think there may be more however, I would definitely call the villa manager and have him/her get an exterminator out there.
    Oh yes!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by uscwest, post: 317478
    If you think there may be more however, I would definitely call the villa manager and have him/her get an exterminator out there.
    Fortunately we`ve never had one of those in our villa.
    Hopefully our pest control guy has done his job well.





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    Well we just got back from Busch Gardens to find a note saying no spider was found!
    We do have the proof as DH took a photo but it never moved from the web as far as we knew. Management have left a spray if we see it again.

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