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Old 06-18-2010, 08:53 PM
 
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Default Bird eater (huge spider) in my car...

Hi together :-)

I just found a bird eater (tarantula?) in my car... as fast as I jumped out, the spider was hiding somewhere... and I wonder if there is a way to get it out of my car, since I really cannot stand such a huge juicy thing in my car... they scare me to death...
Any suggestions from experienced Austinites???

Jasmin
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Old 06-18-2010, 09:30 PM
 
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Hi together :-)

I just found a bird eater (tarantula?) in my car... as fast as I jumped out, the spider was hiding somewhere... and I wonder if there is a way to get it out of my car, since I really cannot stand such a huge juicy thing in my car... they scare me to death...
Any suggestions from experienced Austinites???

Jasmin
Put a bird in the car, that will draw him out. Then you also need one of the tarantulas natural predators, the rattle snake, so you'll need one of those in your car too. Now, to get rid of the rattlesnake you can go one of two ways, a bobcat or a wild pig; both natural predators. You may want to go with both to ensure higher odds of taking out the rattlesnake. Now you're left with a bobcat and a wild pig, after a few days, the bobcat will eventually attack the wild pig, and you'll be left with a bobcat. Now you just need a big horn sheep to lure the deer out, so you'll want to tie him off to your side mirror and open the door. After this, you should be all set!

No need for thanking me, I give advice like this all the time. Just part of my job!
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Old 06-18-2010, 09:45 PM
 
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Snakes? My money is on the spider


YouTube - Goliath Tarantula vs Snake
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Old 06-18-2010, 09:49 PM
 
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Put a bird in the car, that will draw him out. Then you also need one of the tarantulas natural predators, the rattle snake, so you'll need one of those in your car too. Now, to get rid of the rattlesnake you can go one of two ways, a bobcat or a wild pig; both natural predators. You may want to go with both to ensure higher odds of taking out the rattlesnake. Now you're left with a bobcat and a wild pig, after a few days, the bobcat will eventually attack the wild pig, and you'll be left with a bobcat. Now you just need a big horn sheep to lure the deer out, so you'll want to tie him off to your side mirror and open the door. After this, you should be all set!

No need for thanking me, I give advice like this all the time. Just part of my job!
LOL!!!
*sigh*
Yes, I guess this is what I'll have to do! ;-)))

I'm just not used to having spiders like this around... up until a year ago I lived in Germany, and there are no huge spiders...

Thanks anyway
Jasmin
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Old 06-18-2010, 11:06 PM
 
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You could sell the car, and get a new one.
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Old 06-18-2010, 11:29 PM
 
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Ok....now for an attempt to actually help Ms. Jasmin. Call Herpeton or Zoo Keeper. They are both exotic pet dealers in town and deal w/ reptiles and spiders among other things. I used to have a pet snake and went to Herpeton all the time. They may be able to give you some useful advice about who to call or what to do to lure your new friend out. Good luck and let us know the outcome!
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Old 06-18-2010, 11:43 PM
 
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Clearly the only solution is to move away from Austin.
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Old 06-19-2010, 07:32 AM
 
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Clearly the only solution is to move away from Austin.
Now let's don't get too extreme. She could probably just set fire to the car and stay in Austin. Problem solved.
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Old 06-19-2010, 07:39 AM
 
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Hopefully, it wasn't a female and laid eggs in your car.
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Old 06-19-2010, 08:35 AM
 
Location: Austin, TX!!!!
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Put a bird in the car, that will draw him out. Then you also need one of the tarantulas natural predators, the rattle snake, so you'll need one of those in your car too. Now, to get rid of the rattlesnake you can go one of two ways, a bobcat or a wild pig; both natural predators. You may want to go with both to ensure higher odds of taking out the rattlesnake. Now you're left with a bobcat and a wild pig, after a few days, the bobcat will eventually attack the wild pig, and you'll be left with a bobcat. Now you just need a big horn sheep to lure the deer out, so you'll want to tie him off to your side mirror and open the door. After this, you should be all set!

No need for thanking me, I give advice like this all the time. Just part of my job!
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