An Unfriendly Reminder To Never Trust A Tarantula

Don’t listen to that arachnid-loving friend of yours who insists they’re harmless.

 

 

Arachnophobes look away now! This is the moment that a pet tarantula launches at its owner in a terrifying viral video.

In the 14-second clip, an Iowa woman is seen calmly putting food in her pet spider’s tank using a pair of tweezers. Suddenly, to her surprise, the tarantula named Dandy launches itself at her hand as the woman screams in fear.

 

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‘Dandy! You b***h! Oh my god,’ she shouted as she desperately shook off her eight-legged attacker.

Although it was certainly a surprise to the pet owner, the spider’s actions in the January 19 footage were completely natural and not necessarily an attempt to bite the woman.

 

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‘In this video you see an Avicularia Avicularia having a feeding response from her back leg being touched. It looks like she’s is in attack mode which isn’t the case at all.’ the description from ViralHog.com reads.

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