The Arachnid That Made It Into the Kettle Was Actually a Giant Crab Spider
It became clear that the Australian who found the giant crab spider in their kettle had already consumed several cups of coffee or tea before discovering the unsettling truth. Apparently, the huge arachnid was also missing one leg. A picture of the spider was also shared on Facebook, where people noted the missing 8th leg and shared similar stories about Australian critters. One person said that they used a transparent kettle to stay on the safe side.
An Australian Snake Also Made Headlines As It Hitched a Ride On a Car
Recently, another creepy Australian animal also got famous for entering human territory. Apparently, a snake was seen hitching a ride on the car of a New South Wales couple as they drove through the region. The startling encounter was promptly filmed by Rachael Pace, showing the huge reptile as it popped up on the window next to her boyfriend, Kyle Vella. Fortunately, the situation did not lead to any accidents for both the couple or the snake. Still, the horrific video was posted online and went viral on social media, receiving more than a hundred comments and four hundred shares.
Australia is known to be the home for many creatures humans consider creepy or dangerous. While critters like the misfortune giant crab spider who ended up boiled in a kettle are quite harmless, there are many truly dangerous animals in Australia. Those include the box jellyfish, Taipan snake, saltwater crocodile, redback spider, and much more, all of which are deadly in their own way.