Couple Has as Good a Reason as Any to Burn Their House

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Massive spider gives couple shock of their lives

Massive huntsman spider gives couple the shock of their lives when they spotted it climbing up the side of their house.

Posted by ABC News on Thursday, July 27, 2017

People on social media are freaking out after watching footage of an enormous spider found clinging to the glass door of an Australian couple's home.

The massive huntsman spider, estimated to be about 12 inches across, was found climbing the house by its homeowners. One of them, Lauren Ansell, of Mount Coolum, Queensland, posted photos and video of the arachnid which was spotted as her partner was preparing dinner outside. 

"We didn't want to kill it," she told Daily Mail Australia, "but it didn't like us for trying to move it along."

In the short video Ansell shared, her partner can be seen holding a cat up towards the nightmare creature. Whether that was a visual aid to contextualize the spider's size or as a symbol of fealty, Facebook users freely speculated.

“We nicknamed the spider ‘Aragog’ from Harry Potter… “

Posted by Monster huntsman spider holds on Friday, July 28, 2017


Keith Allen

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