• Question: How powerful is the venom and how long would it take to kill an average human being?

    Asked by buntingl16 to Fen Raft Spider on 12 Nov 2017.
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      Fen Raft Spider answered on 12 Nov 2017:

      my venom isn’t strong enough to kill a human – it only works on insects and very small fish.
      I would also struggle to bite a human too – the skin is thick and my spider fangs are better suited to catching things like flies