Brazilian bird-eating tarantulas found in Derbyshire auto park

18 Juillet, 2018, 05:56 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
  • One of the baby spiders found by a passer-by. Pic RSPCA

The collection of baby arachnids - three were found, but there could be more - were discovered after a vehicle knocked over some plant pots in a auto park outside the Bateman's Yard Livery stables in the small Derbyshire village of Somercotes, reports the Sun.

Ms Ludlam said the pots were taken to a specialist, who said he believes the arachnids are Brazilian bird-eating spiders. They were in 2 pots found abandoned in a parking lot and managed to escape when a careless driver knocked them over.

Now, the RSPCA have warned the British public not to approach the salmon pink fang-bearing tarantulas.

The tarantula is thought to be the Brazilian salmon pink bird-eater, one of the world's largest of the species with a leg span of up to 25cm. It's to be a "docile" species, but still venomous when provoked.

Originally from Brazil, they have a venomous bite, but tend to stun their prey by flicking hairs from their abdomen which can cause pain and blindness if thrown into the eyes.

Two of the pots were broken after apparently being struck by cars, leading the animal rescue group to suspect the baby tarantulas' parents might be on the loose. The other 8 pots contained baby spiders and eggs. According to the RSPCA, two adult spiders have likely escaped, as they had abandoned their babies.

Two of the pots were run over by a vehicle. Pic RSPCA
Image Two of the pots were run over by a vehicle. Pic RSPCA

'The RSPCA would always ask people who are struggling to cope to let us know'.

But the welfare of the tarantulas wasn't what staff at the nearby Birchwood Boarding Kennels and Cattery in Birchwood Lane were anxious about. Owner Sarah Towndrow said: 'Two of the workers ran around the kennels screaming when they heard the news. We're also all going to be searching the area to make sure they're not here and then report it if they're here.

Under the Wildlife and Countryside Act of 1981, it is illegal to release non-native spiders into the wild.

The baby tarantulas are being cared for at Arnold and Carlton Veterinary Center in Nottingham until a permanent home can be found, the RSPCA said.

Anyone with information about the spiders should contact the RSPCA on 0300 123 8018.

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