Parents’ quick reactions save son’s life after he was bitten by a deadly funnel web spider hiding in his Harry Potter costume

Mail Online | 1/13/2018 | Emily Pidgeon For Daily Mail Australia
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A deadly spider hiding in a Harry Potter costume bit a young boy while he was playing dress ups.

Seven-year-old Riley Schmidt was bitten by a funnel web spider earlier this week at a Southern Highlands house.

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The school boy felt something sharp when he put his costume on, leaving him with a bitten finger, according to Sydney Morning Herald.

After showing his parents the bite, they wrapped his hand in a compression bandage, caught the spider and called an ambulance.

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'It started with his fingers and then the rest of his hand started to swell as well,' his mother Kayla told the publication.

The young boy was rushed to Bowral and District...
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