climate change has many effects on the habitat of humans and animals. As a result of rising temperatures, certain animal species are no longer tied to their original Habitat, their distribution area is enlarged. So also in the case of the wet-nurses-mandrel-finger-spider originally from the Mediterranean and now also in Germany is spreading. Since the spider in Germany is still relatively unknown, increases the number of search queries according to the wet-nurses-mandrel finger at Google in the summer months, the most frequently. Panic is not appropriate, however, because the venom of the spider is for healthy people, not life-threatening.

for the First time, the poison spider was spotted in the 1950s in Germany. Mainly in the warmest areas of southern Germany, since the Webspinne ventures, however, in the colder climes of the Republic. So, for example, to Brandenburg, in the countryside, the spider seems to feel very comfortable. There you will find optimal living conditions in the high grasses of dry habitats, where the females attach to your breeding dream.

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How dangerous is the wet-nurses-mandrel finger?

According to the Naturschutzbund Brandenburg, the Mediterranean is poison spider is not very dangerous to humans. The powerful Claws can’t penetrate – in contrast to those of the native species – the human skin, in fact, the poison is sufficient, however, to endanger an adult seriously.

The bite of the wet-nurses-mandrel finger is compared of Victims, usually with the pain of a wasp sting. At the bite site, there may be a sharp pain that can radiate quickly to the whole limb, and lead to extreme swelling. In rare cases in addition, yet fever, circulatory failure, dizziness, vomiting, or chills may occur. In allergic also heart might be the lawn as a Symptom. In order not to provoke a bite of the spider in the first place, not to webs in the summer months through the high Grass strip, and sighting the Nesting handle in any case.

source: Naturschutzbund Brandenburg

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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.