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Spiders in Bananas, Again: Hundreds Hatch and Scurry All Over UK Home

Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 03:52 PM

By Clyde Hughes

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Another case of spiders in bananas forced a U.K. family to flee their home when the potentially deadly creepy crawlies spread around the house.

Jamie Roberts of Hednesford, Staffordshire, England, told the Mirror he saw what he thought was harmless white mold on the bananas after bringing them home from a local store, but the white patches on the bananas were actually spider nests.

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It hasn't been confirmed, but the family suspects the intruders are Brazilian wandering spiders, which are listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most venomous spiders on Earth and bites could be deadly.

Roberts and his wife and children, a 7-year-old girl and a 5-year-old boy, fled the home at the suggestion of pest control experts they called once they learned about the spiders.

The pest control service fumigated the Roberts home for three days to kill the spiders, the Mirror ssaid.

"It was terrifying and especially for me because I have a phobia of spiders," Jamie Roberts told the Mirror. "I knew something was wrong because ... I noticed the white patches were all over the window sill and the curtains. I could see tiny legs and realized they were spiders. At that point, I wasn't too concerned because I thought they looked dead. I started to sweep the patches into the bin but then they all started moving.

"(Pest control) said they couldn't be sure what kind of species of spider they were because you can only do that when they are fully grown," Jamie Roberts continued.

Crystal Roberts said she looked up different types of spiders online and found the spiders looked like the deadly Brazilian wandering spiders.

Another British family had to leave their London home in November as Brazilian wandering spiders emerged from similar white patches on bananas they purchased from a local supermarket right as the woman was eating one.

"I had a closer look (at the white patches) and was horrified to see they were spiders," Consi Taylor told The Sun newspaper at the time. "They were hatching out on the table, scurrying around on my carpet."

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