The female usually eats her web each day and constructs a new one, often in the same place. These spiders are not particularly dangerous to people, and their bites result in nothing more than a sore, itchy swelling that goes away in a few days.
Here’s one in comparison to my daughter:
(oh, I KID…it’s not really that big – but you try walking into one of those webs unaware…)
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