Huntsman spider caught at Auckland Ai...

Huntsman spider caught at Auckland Airport hiding in camping gear

There are 2 comments on the Stuff.co.nz story from Jan 6, 2016, titled Huntsman spider caught at Auckland Airport hiding in camping gear. In it, Stuff.co.nz reports that:

A Huntsman spider has been prevented from crossing into New Zealand after border staff found it in luggage at Auckland Airport. The Ministry of Primary Industries tweeted a picture of the large Australian creepy crawly after finding it in a traveller's tent.

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Sara

San Clemente, CA

#1 Jan 11, 2016
Unbelievable, these monsters lived in the shower under our house in northern Queensland. Id hate to think they would escape their indigenous habitat to terrify small children in New Zealand.
Raydot

Phelan, CA

#2 Jul 15, 2016
Ortho Spider spray works great, but for a huntsman you better get yourself a blow torch.

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