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Man Kills A Spider And Gets A Horrifying Surprise (Video)

| by Amanda Andrade-Rhoades

Australia has a reputation for harboring animals and bugs that belong in nightmares, and a video (below) from Hallett Cove, South Australia, proves that might be true.

A man in the video tries to kill a large wolf spider using a broom, but when he manages to hit the scuttling arachnid, he gets a surprise. Hundreds of baby spiders explode onto the floor. The man reacted with lighthearted amusement and said, “Oh, look at the babies come out of it.” However, a woman in the background reacted by yelling “Ah! Kill it!”

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More baby spiders spurted out onto the floor before the man swept them up. Luckily, wolf spiders are not dangerous to humans.

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Sources: Daily Mail, Live Science

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