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2009-06-10 15:32:08

A Welsh couple returning home from a five-year stay in North America said they discovered a black widow spider stowing away in a garden hose. Mike Newman, 53, said he and his wife, Trish, has just returned from San Francisco when a mover helping them unpack at their Kinnerton house found the venomous spider and a sack of its eggs in a hose they brought back from the United States, WalesOnline.com reported Thursday. The woman from the removal firm was very calm to be fair, Newman said.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.