Youngster shows no fear as she holds palm-sized Australian spider

Growing up in a house full of spiders and insects, Lisa Van Kula Donovan's children are more relaxed than most when dealing with creepy-crawlies.

In a video posted to Instagram on October 10, the Queensland-based amateur entomologist's daughter holds up her hand to show a palm-sized spider, a golden huntsman.

The spider, which is native to Queensland, is the world's second-largest species of huntsman, which are generally not considered dangerous to humans due to their weak venom.

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