One Bite Can KILL YOU!

One Bite Can KILL YOU!

– [Coyote] Things are
about to get dangerous. Wow! Okay, you can
already see the venom coming off the
tips of the fangs. (animal roaring) (dramatic drum music) – Established in 1948, the Australian Reptile
Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is regarded as one
of the country’s premiere animal attractions. Considered a hands-on
learning facility, they are home to
a countless number of animal species,
including Tasmanian Devils, and even one incredibly
friendly Komodo Dragon. While their animal
attractions have made them a world renowned place to visit, it is actually their commitment to saving human
lives that brings the crew and I knocking
at their laboratory door. (knocking)
– [Female] Come in. – Hi.
– [Kane] Hey, how you doin’? – You must Kane.
– [Kane] That’s correct. – Hi Kane, I am Coyote. I’ll let you finish what playing with whatever you’re
playin’ with there. What is that? – Just feeding a
little Redback Spider. – Oh, love that, okay cool. We did an episode on Redbacks, but I brought you something
a little more intimidating. I’m pretty sure we have a
Sydney funnel-web spider. – Excellent, my favorite. Let me have a look. – Yeah, take a look. – [Kane] Check it out.
– [Coyote] I know there are various different species, but we caught that
one last night. – [Kane] Local to this area? – [Coyote] Yes, about
30 minutes from here. – [Kane] Excellent.
– [Coyote] Ooh, look how big it is.
– [Kane] Yep, it is a very large specimen
you’ve brought me. I’m very happy with that. It is a Sydney funnel-web. That’s the good news. It is definitely a
Sydney funnel-web. – Is it a male? That’s the big question. – It is not.
– Oh! Not a male! So, this is not the venom gold that you guys are searching for? – No, it is the males. We use their venom to
make the anti-venom. This is a female. – Okay, I was really hoping that we were gonna get to
milk a spider today. Now, do you guys milk
the females for anything? – Yeah, we do. We definitely–
– Oh, you do? – Milk the females, yeah. – Can we milk this spider? – We can definitely
milk this spider. – Great, so the venom does still have a value of some sort? – It definitely does. We send the venom
away for different research laboratories
to look into the venom. – Oh, sweet, okay. Well, we’re still gonna
get to milk a spider, and that’s exactly
what we wanted. Now, can I actually
milk the spider? – I will definitely let
you milk that spider. – Ah, that’s cool. Okay, well why don’t we do this? Do you have another spider that you can show me how to milk it? I don’t know, a
different species, or something like that. I don’t really trust myself tryin’ to milk it
for the first time. – You know,
funnel-webs, they love to defend themselves vigorously, so if you do touch one, as you might find out, they will stand up, they will defend themselves. – [Coyote] Is this a male? – [Kane] This is
a female as well. This is a younger female. – [Coyote] Okay,
wow, a lot smaller. – [Kane] A lot smaller. – So, what’s the big difference, for anybody out there watching, between the males
and the females. Cause I’m looking at
this, I’m thinking, okay, with tarantulas,
the females are always girthier and
heavier than the males. I guess that’s the same
way with the funnel-webs. If I were to look at that, I would think, okay,
that’s definitely male as compared to this. – Yeah, now, the large
abdomen at the back is definitely one way to tell. The abdomen size
compared to the head size is one way to tell the female, and the thicker legs. So, the smaller of the
two would be the male. – Correct me if I’m wrong, but it is the male that
has the most potent venom and the one that is
extremely dangerous. – Definitely. – But a bite from a female? This wouldn’t have actually
killed me last night? – Most likely wouldn’t kill you, unless you’re
unhealthy or something, it’s not going to do you
a whole lot of damage. But, we have to treat every bite as a potentially
life-threatening bite. – Okay, so getting into milking. How does this process work? Mark, you got an
okay shot there? – [Mark] Yep. – So, what will happen, we got a little
vacuum hose going down to a little pump down there. We don’t want to have
too much suction, and suck the whole spider in, but just touching them, you can see, that’s them. You can actually see
the drops of venom on the tips of the fangs. That’s what we want. We want to get that venom from those fangs
into the pipette. When she stands up, you can see she’s very,
very aggressive there, pushing in some venom. We just draw the pipette down the tips of the fangs. They are hollow, just
like a hypodermic syringe, and by drawing that down as
she’s producing that venom, we’re just sucking it up into the tip of this pipette. – [Coyote] Now, how
many of the males do you need to
milk before you get an actual vial of venom you can build an anti-venom from? – [Kane] We look at having about 250 to 400 males
in any one year, that we will have to milk every single day,
right through the year, to keep up with the
quota we need to give to the Commonwealth
Serum Laboratories. – [Coyote] In your
opinion, would you say this is the most dangerous
spider in the world? – Definitely, definitely. You really do not want to
get bitten by one of these. The good thing we
have in Australia, is the reptile park
produces the venom to make the anti-venom. Since the anti-venom
came out in 1981, we’ve had no deaths attributed
to a funnel-web spider bite. – [Coyote] Really?
– [Kane] So it was very good. – Okay, so the
research is working. The anti-venom is working, but how many people
would you say are bitten every year, because this is an
extremely common species that’s found in suburban areas. – Definitely, we
have a lot of people and a lot of conflict with the funnel-web spiders in the area. There’s about five
people every year that require a serious
amount of anti-venom. There are also bites that
do present at the hospital that don’t have a
severe envenomation, and they may not
require anti-venom. It’s always a last resort, the anti-venom, if you can. – Okay, now the spider
that we caught last night is a female, and fortunately, I was not bitten, but if I was, what would I have wanted
to do in that instance? – First thing you want to do
is a full compression bandage on the area you’ve been bitten. If that was on your hand, any bracelets, rings,
watches, jewelry, has to come off straight away. Cause it will swell.
– This would have been problematic.
– Definitely take it off. It will swell up, straight away. – Let’s say I was bitten
on the tip of my finger. – Basically, what we’re
gonna go with a bite, is you wanna go around the
bite site first of all. These bandages are great. They’re gonna tell us the
correct tension to put it on. When they form a square, we know they’re going
the right tension to restrict the flow of venom. You go around the bite site, and then what you’re gonna do, because it’s at the fingertip, we’re gonna go the whole limb. We don’t stop at the wrist. We don’t stop at the elbow. We go as far up as the
bandage will allow. Now that pressure, you can
feel that’s pretty tight. – Oh yeah, I feel like a mummy. – What the idea is,
is it’s restricting the flow of that
venom going through your lymphatic system. We wanna restrict that flow, and hopefully the venom will neutralize itself down here, and not right through your body. Once you’ve got that on there, you’re gonna stay still. If you’ve got a button up shirt, or a sling, you put that on, and you want to get to hospital as soon as possible. Calling an ambulance, or
getting someone to drive you. You don’t want to try and drive a vehicle yourself
while you are bitten. – Yeah, I can
certainly feel that it is providing quite a
bit of pressure to my arm. Now, like I said, cause we
all know I was not bitten, but here’s the million
dollar question, have you ever been bitten? – I’ve never been bitten
by any spiders, luckily. – Really?
– No, no spiders. – Wow, so you’re extra careful when you’re working
with the spiders? – Definitely have
to be extra careful working with those ones.
– Yeah, well, when we were filming last night,
I tell you what, I was nervous to be
around that spider. This is good to know, I mean, it sounds like this is something that everybody
should have in their first aid kit here in Australia. – Definitely in Australia. Venomous snakes around
the world differ. In different areas,
you wouldn’t. In Australia, where
there are lapids, this same bandage will work on any of our venomous snakes, as well as our
funnel-web spiders. – All right, well, let’s
take this off my arm. I’ve seen you milk a spider. I think if you guys are ready, I am ready to milk the Sydney funnel-web. Does that sound good to you? – [Kane] That sounds great. I’ll put this little one away. – [Coyote] Things are
about to get dangerous. Oh boy, here we go. I’m just gonna
gently coax her out. Ooh, there she is. That is one big funnel-web
spider right there. All right, I am going
to reach over here to grab the pipette. It’s comin’ off of its clip. There we go. Oh wow, look at that. Wow, okay, you can
already see the venom coming off the
tips of the fangs. What Kane said is
I actually want to just kind of turn
her a little bit. – [Kane] If you touch her
back leg on this side, she’ll turn and
face the pipette. – [Coyote] Goin’ in
with the pipette. Okay, my hand is shaking. Gently taking that venom off the edge of the fangs. Wow, there we go. Okay, there’s definitely venom, there inside the pipette. I’m gonna get her to
rear up a second time, and she will just
keep producing venom, right Kane?
– Yeah, that’s correct. Even once you’ve got her up, ply the other legs up, a gentle blow right
towards those fangs will sometimes get her to
push some more out for you. – [Coyote] There we go. (dramatic music) – [Kane] That’s it. Just draw down the fangs, yeah. – [Coyote] Ooh, just
bit the pipette. You can feel the
power in that strike. Okay, I think that’s all
the venom she has to give. You know, it’s not
as much as I thought was gonna come out of there. I can see why you
guys have to milk so many of these spiders
to build up a vial to create that anti-venom. – [Kane] Yeah, exactly. It’s not as much
as you’re gonna get from one of our venomous
snakes in Australia, but it does show you
how potent it is. It’s only a little amount
that does a lot of damage. – Okay, now what do I
want to do with this? – Just pipette back
safely over here. – Okay, I’ll hand that to you. – I’ll take that for you. – I’m gonna just put
this little capsule back over her,
for safety’s sake. – Excellent.
– There you go. Ooh, that was nerve-wracking, and you do this
every day, don’t you? – Every day, love it. – Wow, well this was so cool. Thank you so much
for letting me milk– – Not a problem at all–
– funnel-web spider. – Appreciate it.
– Now it wasn’t a male. It was only a female, but that doesn’t matter. The venom is still of value. Now, for everybody
out there watching, if you come across
one of these spiders, try to safely catch it, and bring it here to
Australian Reptile Park, cause this is the
only place that– – Milks funnel-webs
for the production of anti-venom in Australia. – That’s right guys, so
if you bring one here, there is the chance that
you’re gonna save a life. I’m Coyote Peterson,
be brave, stay wild. We’ll see you on
the next adventure. The Australian Reptile
Park is the only sanctuary of its
type in Australia, that has a spider and
snake venom milking program The good news is that
their anti-venom creation has been saving
thousands of lives for over 50 years. If you encounter a
snake or a spider while exploring in Australia, and admire the animal
from a safe distance, your odds of being
bitten are very unlikely. However, unexpected
bites do occur, and if you find yourself in
this worst case scenario, make sure to stay calm, and seek medical
treatment immediately. If you thought milking
a funnel-web spider was nerve-wracking,
make sure to go back and watch the episode
where we caught this infamous arachnid, and got it up close
for the cameras. And don’t forget, subscribe so
you can join me and the crew on this season of
Breaking Trail. And just for scale,
look at how big that spider is next to my hand. (animal noises)

Randy Schultz

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100 thoughts on “One Bite Can KILL YOU!

  1. Seyyed Mohammad Ahmadi says:

    i had one in my shoe once

  2. Amber McCutcheon says:

    Imagine Joey Graceffa watching this like

    Oh sheeess THICK

  3. Sonic Temples says:

    "The funnel web spider can kill a man just by looking at him" – Crocodile Dundee

  4. Kaiden Fuchs says:

    Coyote: Ohh a funnel web spider gets bitten then dies
    Mark: I’ll call 911 o I forgot there’s no internet then t-bags

  5. Stunner Gaming says:

    Oh yeah feels like a mummy
    What Avengers music plays

  6. Christ Sanchez says:

    We live we live in San Diego we live in San Diego California

  7. Mehrad als gamer says:

    Is this alone on australia or on nederland

  8. Asolnailik _ says:

    At the start of the video lazarbeam was there

  9. Shai K says:

    I want to milk a spider…….. but gosh they’re scary and I know I would be scared to death to do it.

  10. T Rex says:

    And one bucket of milk can cure you

  11. Alazai Night says:

    Mark: imma show you how to milk the spider!

    Coyote: yea! after Let me milk it! BITE! OW!!! WHAT THE???!!!! flips spider on back then walks away like Beyonce

  12. Reiko Ruffneck says:

    If I was bitten on my bits, I don't think that bandage would be long enough for me.

  13. Kingboss7629 YT says:

    Who would win
    Brazilian sander spider
    Or Sydney funnel web

  14. Lufox990 says:

    Coyote: want to bite me


    Coyote: my names coyote Peterson and I just entered the not talking zone with a spider

  15. Sidhanth Mishra says:

    Those aren't fangs. They are saber teeth

  16. Melissa Sophie says:

    title : one bit can kill you!
    guy with accent:*one layer of cast stuff*
    me: R.I.P. coyote

  17. Seth Durham says:

    I'm having flash backs of Steve. Rest in peace

  18. Cameron Perry says:

    That man is doing the Lord's work

  19. Jonathan Mendez-Ochoa99 says:

    exotic lair want to know you're location (I know this is a steal but I don't care)

  20. Raven Falcon says:

    For some reason I thought of tiger widow when I read the description

  21. NOOB KING says:

    Do spiders make noises?

  22. Enigma Jones says:

    Tasmanian devil:blablublablublshblshsblsahsh

  23. Therrien Sisters says:

    Him: playing with a spider that can kill you

    Me: see a little spider on my wall and freak out and let the spider own that room

  24. Rathernot Disclose says:

    Seems like such a primitive way to get the venom… There must be a better way.

  25. II SoyySauce II says:

    What you came for 7:17 thank me later

  26. lise the lionsses says:

    Coyote dies mark oh no! Coyote!

  27. Eden Robinson says:

    I have bin there

  28. Amy Gunzenhauser says:

    I’m already scared of spiders

  29. John Von Uranus says:

    I was literally just there yesterday. I live in Sydney.

  30. Juan Martini says:

    Aren’t Tasmanian devils extinct?

  31. Shadowsssssss s s says:

    I know about mouse spiderzzzz

  32. Moonlit_Sky2712 says:

    I got an ad for a voice changer app, but instead of promoting the app, it was literally just the trailer for Frozen 2…


  33. Samantha Morrow says:

    when he said can i milk this spider i was like wait what 😂

  34. Gaming Master says:

    I’m the biggest coward when it comes to spiders but I’m still watching this cause it’s pretty intresting. If I saw a tiny spider I would scream so loud lol 😂

  35. Big Kev says:

    Mark: Can i please get bitten its a Tarantula so i will survive

    Braziilian wandering spider: can i bite you?


    Brazzilian wandering spider: bites


  36. Blaze. Subscribe bitch im black says:

    What states those things live also state of the place you recorded this 🤔

  37. TNTxzMavin says:

    When I saw a tiny spider crawling on my wall I could t sleep

  38. TNTxzMavin says:

    Coyote: this is the most dangerous spider in the world. *1 second later* let’s touch it.

  39. 赵宇轩 says:

    Hi I’m coyote Peterson and I’m about to enter the death zone

  40. MythicalKittydog says:

    My older sister seems to be eaten by non-venomous spiders at night
    she wakes up with spider bites a lot, but not as much recently.
    I was bitten by a non-venomous spider in my sleep once only once, but I was bitten by a wasp four times in a row on my left hand.


    ill save a life by killing it

  42. Engelbert TORALDO says:

    Coyote Peterson is brave

  43. Fray Jay says:

    Yeaaaaaa milk that spider

  44. Chad Hendrixson says:

    I would rather get shot than get one of these SOBs on me

  45. Ant Trails says:

    Great vid

  46. Unicorn Minecraft says:

    0:44 Awww Anyone Else?

  47. Grace Gaming ✔️ says:

    I always tuck my feet under my blanket even though there are none of those spiders where I live 😂

  48. Helion 333 says:

    Screw raiding area 51 let's raid Australia and murder every spider

  49. Dat Le says:

    Studies say coyote is just a symmetrical actor

  50. Kody Da Savage says:

    I'm coyote Peterson and I'm about to enter the bite zone with the funnel spider
    Mark: "oh shoot the camera wasn't on"

  51. Pokemon Master says:

    gets venom in the straw, Coyote decides to suck the straw as he got bored from looking at the spider

  52. T B says:

    I'm wondering, with such little venom produced. When you try to vacuum such small amounts. Wont it dry up going into the vacuum suction.

  53. Ramsyn The Best says:


  54. Russell Schiwal says:

    Definite pucker factor.

  55. Londonthecar Roblox says:

    You shood do the dodo bite at lest if you can find I- oh ya I nene you look up if it can kill you frist

  56. SAwyEr. McLareNs says:

    At least it wasn't a Brazilian Wandering Spider.

  57. Luka Uchachaneishvili says:

    him: so you're extra carefull with spiders?
    also him: yikess

  58. NightShade The Fox says:

    How they kill you when your about to die of age:
    They use this venom

  59. Hoot says:

    that spider drippin' wet

  60. George & Daria says:

    Rose are red violets are blue Coyote Peterson die and now don’t ask who

  61. Bosch Bois says:

    Me:what’s your job?

    Random person:I milk spiders…


    (I am terrified by spiders)

  62. sam sanford says:

    We saw a diamondback rattlesnake under our carport

  63. Fanni Papdi2 says:

    Yes, a bite of school is dangerous.

  64. iceberg BK says:

    My presence will never be available at this country ever😓

  65. tiger Archietube 1 says:

    I am An Australian Coyote I know about these spiders

  66. Stormy says:

    What I would do if this spider was in my house.
    1.Give it my money
    2. Give it the house
    3. Give the car
    4. Grab the pets
    5. RUN

  67. SuMo_NGUYEN says:

    How am I freaking gonna catch a funnel web….

  68. Midnight Wolf1142 says:

    AHHHHH! It’s bottom of its body looks creepy!😫

  69. Thijs de Boer says:

    Imagine being one of these spiders and everyday a huge animal tries to kill you(from your point of view)

  70. 다영윤 says:


  71. Thurnis Haley says:

    I like Kane. He's a cool guy. He radiates cool.

  72. Im Inlove With Cookies says:

    Coyote:Sees a huge dangerous spider
    Me:*See’s an ant* WAAAAAA!!!! MOM!!!!!!! Starts throwing tables, chairs and toys hoping to kill the poor ant WAAAA
    Mom comes
    Mom:OMG A SPIDER AHH!!!!! *Runs
    Me:Bruh! I called you for a reason old lady!
    Mom: *Burn the god damn house! I got another one!
    Me:OKAY!!! Burns the house down

  73. cam the street master god says:

    This man is crazy

  74. FunWorld TV says:

    5:31 that spider on the wall scared the heck out of me!😂

  75. 1970uteboy says:

    🕷️🕸️🕸️🕷️🕷️🕷️🕷️🕷️🕷️🕷️🕷️🕷️🕷️🕸️🕸️🕸️🕸️🕸️🕸️😄A HAHA NOPE 😅😅😅😅😅😬😬😬☠️☠️☠️☠️☠️☠️🙀🙀🙀🙀🚩🚩🚩🎌🎌🛑🛑🛑🚧🚧🚧🚨🚨🚨🚨🚑🚑🚑🚑🚑🚑🚑🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺

  76. GS Alphadog says:

    "We got to treat every bite like a life threatening bite"
    Coyote: "Yea aight"

  77. Lord Ishurue says:

    brazilian wandering spider

  78. Nicola Mcccaig says:


    Mark.are you ok

  79. Roger Balcer says:

    As a US Army allergy-immunology tech at Ft. Gordon, Georgia I was the one who milked Solenopsis Invicta fire ants for a pure venom vs whole body extract tests ! Very interesting work !

  80. Jinky Bautista says:

    I hate spiders if i see them ill get my him he will my collections

  81. LiL Dante says:

    OH GOD

  82. Lord Farquad says:

    I have arachnophobia but I’m about to watch this cause I love your videos sooooo much

  83. Caelan Jones says:


    If you see one of these spiders, catch it!

    coyote make up your god damn mind

  84. Felipe Bonilla says:

    you are all wrong lazer beam was ther frist

  85. Rob Bishop says:

    Jesus what a nightmare. F that

  86. _Bella_ Crayton_ says:

    That would be a bad place to work during an earth quake all the spiders would fall out of the cabinets and break loose

  87. InputPassword Animations says:

    a whatever aged man has never been bitten by a spider yet ive been bitten at 12 .-.

  88. Xx WhiteTigerPaw xX says:

    That’s where Lazarbeam went in a vlog

  89. Pooka Bear says:

    Ehhhhhh… I hate spiders so does my dad spiders are the WORST!!!!!!!!!!! I'm afraid of spiders me and my mom searched this spider and their SCARY and the colors are creepy too.

  90. XxUniversalCookiesxX says:

    Ya that’s why I don’t leave my house

  91. Lynne Morrison says:

    The mark meme will always live!!

  92. Mark Smith says:

    Great show !!!!

  93. Cookie Gacha says:

    “Oh yeah!, I feel like a mommy”

  94. Reynald Rodriguez says:

    I used the venom to destroy the venom

  95. Cris Garcia says:

    In 4:18 it looks like the spider has eyes

  96. Felix Aurelius says:

    I love that place. Gotta go back soon 🙂 they got roos and all

  97. Millie Dennis says:

    Soooooo I was tingling when I saw the spider and it turned out there was a big spider on my shirt I screamed and deafened my family xD🕷

  98. Shawn Good says:

    Soory I beat that hurt I bent my wrist on the bike I had that for six weeks that my first time having a bent or broke my bone

  99. Sam Carmack says:

    Coyote: I'm coyote Peterson, and I'm about to enter the bite zone with–
    Crew: whoa, coyote, not this one
    Coyote: oh, okay… nevermind then

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