Photos: 5 dangerous SA spiders parents should look out for
Do you know how to spot a dangerous spider? Here are the 5 most dangerous spiders found in South Africa.
A bite from a Black Button Spider can be painful and cause several symptoms (cramps, raised blood pressure etc). So far there have been no recorded fatalities from these bites, but the symptoms can be severe with small children and elderly people.
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The Brown Button Spider
Often mistaken for the more venomous Black Button Spider. The Brown Button Spider sports an orange/red hour glass mark on its tummy.
To find out more about the dangers of this spider view Spiders and spider bites, for more information.