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The Snark

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If only we could get the sensationalism ridden tabloid-esque news in the US to emulate the BBC a little as in that article. Relevant pertinent scientifically oriented links.
 
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If only we could get the sensationalism ridden tabloid-esque news in the US to emulate the BBC a little as in that article.
BBC is pretty down to earth. You have some truly awful tabloids in the UK as well:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1298042/Chilean-Rose-tarantulas-Britain.html

http://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/lat...tula-spiders-come-Britain-lorries-from-Europe

And here´s BBC covering the same subject as the first link: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-manchester-10791830
 

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IE: DEADLY SPIDER FOUND IN BANANAS v HITCHHIKING SPIDER FOUND IN BANANAS. Since most bananas come from the central America regions it was unlikely to be the one of the highly venomous Ctenids found in Brazil.
 
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