Deadly Brazillian spider discovered in supermarket bananas



An office worker found one of the world’s most deadly spiders in a bunch of bananas - which had travelled 5,000 MILES from Brazil.
Neil Langley bought the fruit from an Asda superstore in Tipton but didn’t notice the venomous intruder until he got to his office in Birmingham Five Ways the next day.
Colleagues helped him pass on the spider to the RSPCA, who have found a home for it in Bristol Zoo.
The RSPCA identified the creepy-crawly as being a Brazilian Wandering Spider.
Named after their habit of moving across the jungle floors, the arachnid’s bite can kill in hours, though they are... read more

 
20 January 2018 in Regional West, Views: 34
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