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Female eats the male after mating hence got its name the "black widow", They have unusually large venom glands and its bite is particularly harmful to humans; however, Latrodectus bites rarely kill humans if proper medical treatment is provided.
My friend brought it to me. We both were equally curious about this beautiful black spider with red spot on its back and most important thing is that we were not aware about it being poisonous. So I kept it, photographed it and released in my home only, but never got to see it again.