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  1. 20 Jul '10 05:44;_ylt=AkfwPE.C03YCZdhsTRiqIdlv24cA;_ylu=X3oDMTNjMm9nbm1hBGFzc2V0A2FwLzIwMTAwNzIwL3VzX3NwaWRlcl9pbmZlc3RlZF9zaGlwBGNjb2RlA21vc3Rwb3B1bGFyBGNwb3MDNARwb3MDNARzZWMDeW5fdG9wX3N0b3JpZXMEc2xrA3NwaWRlci1pbmZlcw--

    Spider-infested ship turned back from Guam landing

    25 mins ago

    HAGATNA, Guam – Authorities in the U.S. territory of Guam have turned away a ship after thousands of spiders overflowed from its cargo.

    The Guam Department of Agriculture said hundreds of large spiders and thousands of smaller ones were seen when stevedores began offloading insulation and beams for housing units from the ship, the M.V. Altavia.

    The cargo was returned to the ship, and the Agriculture Department on Friday ordered that the ship not be allowed to dock. It was last ported in South Korea.
  2. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    20 Jul '10 12:03
    Where's Spiderman when you need him
  3. Standard member avalanchethecat
    Not actually a cat
    20 Jul '10 17:23
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    Where's Spiderman when you need him
    He's probably still in Guam, waiting for his shipment of spiders.