The camel spider got its name because it lives in the desert like the camels. Camel spider is not poisonous , nor does it have venom. It is rare for a human to be bitten by a camel spider but it does sometimes happen. If you are bitten by, you should go to the doctor right away to get the bite wound cleaned because camel spider bites can easily become infected. While this spider’s bite is not harmful to humans, the camel spider can kill small animals. Camel spider eats other insects, small lizards, and birds etc.