Horrifying footage shows giant spider carrying mouse (Watch)

Horrifying footage shows giant spider carrying mouse (Watch)
Horrifying footage shows giant spider carrying mouse (Watch)

A man in Australia captured the terrifying moment a Huntsman spider crawled up the front of his neighbour’s fridge carrying a mouse.

The video taken by Jason Womal has been watched more than 10 million times. It shows a Huntsman spider trying to eat the mouse as it drags it up the fridge.

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Womal says the spider is fine and that he has chosen to adopt him.

“We have named him Hermie,” Womal said in a Facebook post. “He is now running his own extermination business out of our town in Coppabella. Oh and he is now paying rent. Lol.”

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According to the Queensland Museum, Huntsman spiders are roaming hunters that come out and night. They primarily eat medium-sized prey such as cockroaches, caterpillars and moths.

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Huntsman spiders, museum officials say are rarely encountered, and if bitten, effects are usually minor and last only a few minutes.


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