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March 07, 2019


Giant spider filmed sneaking into car in Australia

(Thanks to Le Petomane and Greg Snow, who says "It was trying to drive to Florida.")


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Remedy: Sell the car quick. Use the money to buy a one-way ticket to Flathead County.

That looks like a Huntsman Spider — mostly harmless to humans.

In Australia it's the Redback Spiders that are really dangerous (relatives of the Black Widow), and they're small.


Burn the car!

Just to be safe, burn the continent!

Imagine you climb into the driver's seat of your Aussie rental car and you hear a deep hissy voice from the back seat, "Are you me Uber, mate?"

Or if you prefer, imagine "Redback" Dundee saying, "You call that a spider?" Reaches behind his back. "Now HERE'S a spider..."

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