1918S.H. SkaifeAnimal Life in S. Afr. 170Best known, perhaps, of all the South African spiders are the huge, black, baviaans spiders. They sometimes reach a length of two inches...Their fangs are very long and sharp.
1920F.C. CornellGlamour of Prospecting 232The huge ‘baviaan’ spider provided one of these [poisons]...These venomous insects were pounded between stones and the resultant paste exposed to the light of the moon for several nights.
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