Giant spider in Manchester? The spider appears to be a variety of huntsman, possibly a Giant Huntsman Spider found in Laos. The Giant Huntsman Spider is considered to be the world's largest spider by leg span and can reach over 30 centimeters across.
It's incredibly rare for a huntsman to bite a human - they generally only do if you're really bugging them, and even then the bite is mild and pretty much harmless. | 18 Reasons The Huntsman Spider Is Your New Best Friend