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Huge Spider Found in Manchester.

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    Apparently it was in the Manchester papers today. Can't verify the size though. Looks big.


    Oh, apparently, they called out the firemen and they wouldn't go near it.
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    Whether real or not, it's got really long legs and thus ewww.
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    ... I don't even know why I clicked on that. *shudders*
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    It's hard to believe when the website contains the word HOAX.
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    Looks like a huntsman spider to me, most likely Heteropoda venatoria?

    Relatively it's not that big, Heteropoda maxima can have a leg span of 30cm.
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    what type is it? I'm not clicking on the link. We found a HUGE huntsman spider in our kitchen once. It's leg span was probably that of an average size side plate.
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    I think I just threw up in my mouth a little bit.
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    What's the really dark bit, it looks like one massive eye!
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    Well then.

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    I think I would die in shock if I found that in my house. I'd have to move!
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    Glad I'm in London.
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    And then the world was conquered by the spiders.
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    No way is that real
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    (Original post by Nadindi)
    ... I don't even know why I clicked on that. *shudders*
    WHY did I open it even after reading your comment.
    I live in Manchester as well!
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    Why on Earth did they call the fire brigade? Did they try to kill it with a flamethrower and accidently burn their house down or something?
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    *does regular inspection of room to check for spiders*
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    iv seen that picture before, its not from this country

    that is a hoax
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    Hopefully its slow and stupid, if it moved around like a normal spider I would just lose my s**t
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    Thank god I reside in London *biggest sigh of relieve*
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    Holy ****! How did it get in the house?


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