singapore - The customs in Singapore caught a man who tried to smuggle bird spiders into the city state. The Singaporean illegally turned many dozens of the beasts, which can grow to 28 centimeters, in his house.
According to the newspaper The Straits Times, the spider collector (33) ran into a checkpoint at the border earlier this month. He turned out to have six live tarantulas in his vehicle. Those animals were in plastic containers.