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Viral video of giant hunstman spider eating mouse terrifies the internet

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Posted at 10:19 AM, Oct 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-24 11:30:54-04

If spiders give you the creepy crawlies, just go ahead and close this out right now.

If you're willing to soldier on in the face of giant arachnids, here's a story for you: An Australian man recently posted a clip of a large huntsman spider attempting to eat a mouse on Facebook, and it's gone viral to the tune of 10 million views in just over 24 hours.

As Jason Womal explains, he was just about to leave for work early Sunday morning when his neighbor asked him if he wanted "to see something cool."

"I say 'hell yeah'. So we proceed to his place and he shows me this," Womal said in his post.

Here's the video, if you dare:

Huntsman spiders have been known to enter homes in Australia, and "are also notorious for entering cars, and being found hiding behind sun visors or running across the dashboard," according to the Australian Museum.

They have been known to bite people, but generally don't require serious treatment.