I don't want to be "that guy" but claws are nothing new with spiders. They're just a lot smaller usually.
You guys are pussies. My girlfriend tolerates my eight tarantulas in our bedroom, and you can't handle a cave spider you'll never see in your life
pardon my 'merican
Before arachnophobes get too nervous, though, Griswold notes that the spiders are not likely to be venomous to humans. In fact, they're quite shy. Working with live specimens, he's observed that their behavior is distinctly unaggressive and their main interest is escaping the light as quickly as possible.
And while I don't like spiders, I also don't feel instinctively afraid of them either.
Instead of smashing them, I carry them outside.
They feed on real pests to humans, so I have never understood the cultural fear of them- especially for a spider like this one that is just 4 centimeters.
“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”