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29 May 2017 04:12 (South Africa)

Spider-infested ship denied entry to Guam

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

A ship that was due to dock at the US-administered territory of Guam was turned away when thousands of spiders emerged when the cargo was being offloaded. Agriculture officials said the spiders were not indigenous to Guam, and could damage the island's eco-system. Or perhaps they suffer from arachnophobia? Read more: Sapa-AP via Times Live

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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