Funnel-web spiders on the move looking for mates as weather warms

Natalie Croxon
Updated October 29 2023 - 3:14pm, first published October 27 2023 - 5:51pm
A female funnel-web spider. File picture by Jonathan Carroll
A female funnel-web spider. File picture by Jonathan Carroll

Summer is approaching, the weather is warming up, and that means male funnel-web spiders are on the move, eager to find as many mates as possible.

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Natalie Croxon

Natalie Croxon

Journalist

Reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, mostly covering social affairs. Previously of the Bendigo Advertiser, Northern Daily Leader and Quirindi Advocate. Our Watch award winner.

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