How did this giant spider end up in Halifax after travelling 4,700 miles from India

Giant spider that has travelled from India to Halifax (Picture by RSPCA)
Giant spider that has travelled from India to Halifax (Picture by RSPCA)

A giant brown spider has ended up in Halifax after travelling 4,700 miles from India.

The arachnid was handed into the RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford and District Branch on Tuesday July 30.

The centre on Wade Street deal with a lot of different types of animal and the spider is a prime example.

It was was brought in by a member of the public who found it in a delivery of paving slabs from India.

The branch is currently waiting for the exotics species experts at Reptilia Reptile Rescue in Ossett to identify the species.

The RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield Bradford & District Branch, we are a self-funding branch of the RSPCA responsible for raising money locally to support our animal welfare work.

Our main aim is to rehabilitate unwanted, abandoned and abused animals and find them loving, permanent homes. We rely on public donations and the generosity of our local community to keep the doors of our animal centre open.

For more information about the centre and what they do click on the link here