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Noseweek - 23 Nov 2017
Consider, at random, the matter of whether it is better to be a man or a woman, if one is bitten by a Brazilian wandering spider. Who has not tossed and turned in the night, agonising about that? Maytham says many would have answered: a woman. But the ...
brazilian wandering spider

'Deadly spiders' in banana force family from County Durham home

BBC News - 02 May 2017
A woman and her seven-month-old baby were forced to vacate their home for more than three days after hundreds of tropical spiders were found in a banana. Gemma Price, 30, was mid-mouthful of the banana when she made the discovery. Pest controllers ...
brazilian wandering spider

Eggs from 'world's most venomous spider' found in Tesco bananas

Metro - 04 Sep 2017
A mum has told how she nearly fed a banana riddled with Brazilian wandering spider eggs to her baby. Debbie Campbell says she spotted a clump of white eggs on the fruit she was about to give to 18-month-old Albie. A Mum has shared her daughter's ...
brazilian wandering spider

Brazilian wandering spider alert shuts down German supermarket

Deutsche Welle - 16 Mar 2017
A spider alert shut down a German supermarket on Wednesday night. Police and firefighters sealed off the building after a customer discovered several spider cocoons on bananas in the fruit department of a Globus supermarket in the town of Simmern ...
brazilian wandering spider

Big, Furry Cave-Dwelling Spider with 'Red Fangs' Discovered

Live Science - 11 Apr 2017
Scientists have discovered a new species of wandering spider that looks like it has two red fangs and lives mostly in grottos and old mines in Baja California Sur. The Sierra Cacachilas wandering spider (Califorctenus cacachilensis) is a relative of ...
brazilian wandering spider

Softball-sized spider species discovered in Baja California caves

Los Angeles Times - 06 Apr 2017
Convinced that the spider was unlike others in the area, but unsure what it was, they consulted Mexican entomologist Maria Jimenez to nail down its taxonomy. She concluded that the new species belongs to the family of wandering spiders, which includes ...
brazilian wandering spider

Saucer-sized spider discovered in Baja cave

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 04 Apr 2017
Convinced that the spider was unlike others in the area, but unsure what it was, they consulted Mexican entomologist Maria Jimenez to nail down its taxonomy. She concluded that the new species belongs to the family of wandering spiders, which includes ...
brazilian wandering spider

Massive spider with 'red fangs' discovered in Mexican cave

Telegraph.co.uk - 14 Apr 2017
Researchers first found the unusual arachnid's huge exoskeleton and returned at night to capture the very first glimpse of the new spider species. “The first evidence we found of this species was a shed exoskeleton in the cracks of a rock overhang ...
brazilian wandering spider

Man lets extremely poisonous spider scuttle up his arm

Mashable - 08 Jul 2017
Critics are loving Spider-Man: Homecoming for many reasons, one of which is the highly praised decision to avoid Spidey's tired origin story. You know, the same one we've been subjected to in two prior reboots released since 2002. In that spirit, we'd ...
brazilian wandering spider

Look at the not-so-itsy-bitsy spider an Iowa couple found

KCCI Des Moines - 20 Jul 2017
A southern Iowa couple is shaken up after finding an unexpected visitor of the eight-legged variety. At first, the Templetons spotted a spider with a 2 1/2-inch leg span scurrying across their living room in their Russell home. Once they trapped the ...

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