Huge huntsman spider emerges from behind bathroom mirror

You never know what's lurking in your bathroom - from a drain clogged with hair or a knife-wielding serial killer.

But perhaps worse is the giant huntsman spider one young man horrifyingly found hiding behind the mirror in his Gold Coast home.

The frustrated resident filmed the sight for his friends overseas who might not believe the size of Australia's creepy crawlers.

A man found a huge huntsman lurking behind the bathroom mirror in his Gold Coast home

A man found a huge huntsman lurking behind the bathroom mirror in his Gold Coast home

'This one's for all my friends who don't live in Australia. This is what we have to live with,' he said at the start of the video.

He tapped on the mirror a few times to make the arachnid come out, expressing annoyance when it stayed hidden, before resorting to spraying it with water.

Finally some of its eight legs began to curl menacingly around the edge of the mirror before it emerged from its hiding spot.

It crawled along the wall for a while before suddenly dropping to the floor and scurrying away.

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