Her partner had an even worse time of it, as he was on the outside of the glass trying to cook dinner on a BBQ when it confronted him.
Ansell said that she has not seen the spider since it made an appearance on the patio door.
The couple haven't seen the spider since it scuttled away.
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Although huntsman spiders are not extremely risky they will bite if provoked.
If you thought freakishly big spiders only lived in the Forbidden Forest, well, you were wrong. "I nicknamed it Aragog".
The eight-legged freak terrifed Ms Ansell and hundreds of social media users.
Huntsman spider is named after their speed and mode of hunting.
They also are called as giant crab spiders because of their size and appearance while larger ones are sometimes referred to as wood spiders, due to their preference for woody places.
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