Building evacuated over fake spider
A Swiss police expert in dangerous animals gave workers a lecture after they evacuated the building because of a plastic spider.
Police scrambled after a panicked report that a giant bird eating spider had been spotted on the boss's table at the firm in Chur.
But when cops - including the dangerous animal expert - arrived they quickly realised the spider was a fake.
Officers told staff at the firm that they would not be fined for wasting police time as the call had been genuine in it's intent.
But they made them sit through a 20-minute lecture on how to tell the difference between real spiders and plastic toys.
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what do you think?
mmmm one's made of plastic and the other isn't.
What do they all do for work, then, if they can't even catch a giant, bird-eating spider by themselves?
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A Lecture on how to distinguish the difference? Just throw something at it and see if it moves! How long did that take?
Why not spray it with roach spray like I do? Anything moving in my house gets hit with roach spray after which it curls up and dies then gets swept out the back door.
Wow, I hope you don't have any kids or pets ;-)
Anything that moves???
Don't like spiders.They never tell you where they are or where they're going.I usually catch them out the corner of my eye but by then it's too late,they're gone!
i knew an old woman that swallowed a spider
What a bunch of fairys
why oh why did she swallow that spider ?
She swallowed the spider to catch the fly! Yay!
Spiders wait on top of wardrobes until you're asleep and then pounce on you and bite you with poisonous fangs the size of daggers.... hey, it's my nightmare ok!
Yes they do - no-one believes me about this. Sometimes they have sixpacks too and tattoos! Myself, I'm petrified!
I saw one recently with a shoulder holster :-)
My wife says that we're all wimps!
yeah yeah I agree with all that but they also wait until your mouth is wide open and you're snoring and then bungee jump down your throat. !!!
oh stop my flesh is crawling lol..... I agree with all of your descriptions but they have hobnail boots too and four eyes and are evil.... if you let them live they plan their way back in !!! Its true
The one I saw the other day was preparing to compete in the next Olympics in Brazil...
Perchance Borringe could do with a lecture on how to use the apostrophe! Indeed. The difference between a plastic spider and a real one is that one is plastic and doesn't move while the other is real and does. Such subtleties - easily missed! My man is brave and catches spiders in glasses (always wine ones with spindly, breakable bits - always) before despatching them outside. We always have very similar looking ones - wonder why?!
are these spders common in switzerland maybe they hide under skis and inside cuckoo clocks
Whaaaaattt????? A Whoooping 20 minute lecture on how to distinguish between a real and fake spider. The Officers must be bored of their work, they just wanted to pass time anyhow.