Scottish family shocked by exotic spider in their fridge

An exotic spider which possibly travelled from India in a box of grapes has been found in a kitchen fridge.

Scottish family shocked by exotic spider in their fridge

An exotic spider which possibly travelled from India in a box of grapes has been found in a kitchen fridge.

David and Beverley Cooper, from Glenrothes, Fife, called the Scottish SPCA when they found the creature lurking on the wall of the fridge.

It is being cared for at Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World, where staff identified it as being from the wolf spider family.

Kevin Thom, from Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World, said: “This spider isn’t deadly but if (someone was) bitten, it would leave a real sting.”

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