Sunday, July 10, 2016
Terrified French backpackers asked police to SHOOT 'a spider the size of a dinner plate' after it crawled into their campervan in the Australian outback
French backpackers were saved from 'spiders the size of dinner plates' by Queensland police. Two Mareeba officers were on patrol near Granite Creek in far north Queensland when they were flagged down by French backpackers. The startled backpackers said their campervan had been 'invaded' by spiders the size of dinner plates.
Upon closer inspection by police only one spider needed to be removed from the vehicle. When the backpackers asked the two female officers to shoot the spider, the police informed the holiday makers their aim was good- but not that good"