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October 22, 2010

WE VOTE FOR LETTING THEM STAY IN THE KITCHEN

LONDON (AFP) – Thousands of baby spiders  bred in a kitchen will be released into the countryside this week in a bid to revive an endangered species, a government biodiversity agency said Friday.

(Thanks to RussellMc)

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I think that was my garage not a kitchen . . .

And then a flash freeze wiped them all out . . .

We're going to need a lot of tiny baby brooms.

get it out of the bathtub! its a major spider.... the size of a buick.
(adapted from annie hall)

There was no waterspout handy?

RSVP to Helen Smith: No, I will not be attending your celebratory dinner.

Will they be tagged with GPS transmitters?

I vote for burning down the house, starting with the kitchen.

No whey!

Most likely we would call those Dolomedes or fishing spiders. At least they're closely related. They can actually catch and eat small fish, tadpoles, etc.
They are amazingly large for non-tarantula spiders, very gentle if not hungry or scared.
I've handled them. The only effect I noticed was an extreme volume of elbow-room around me. Some people vacated to nigh on 50 feet.

You'll just have to tuffet out, LMM.

I know an old lady who swallowed a fly....

No F***ing Whey, MTB!

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