Pet Spider Kills Owner, Other Pets Feast

Absolutely

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What's the point of pet spiders, lizards, or snakes anyways?
Same with fish.
I need a waggy tail or fur atleast.

Pet spider kills its owner

From ALLAN HALL
in Berlin

A MAN who lived in his own “zoo” of lizards and insects was fatally bitten by a pet black widow spider — then eaten by the other creepy-crawlies.
Police broke in to Mark Voegel’s apartment to find spider Bettina along with 200 others, several snakes, a gecko lizard called Helmut and several thousand termites had gorged on his body.

Neighbours alerted police after becoming alarmed by the stink.

And horrified officers were met by a nightmare scene.



A police spokesman said: “It was like a horror movie. His corpse was over the sofa.

“Giant webs draped him, spiders were all over him. They were coming out of his nose and his mouth.


“There was everything there one could imagine in the world of reptiles.

“Larger pieces of flesh torn off by the lizards were scooped up and taken back to the webs of tarantulas and other bird-eating spiders.”



Loner Voegel, 30, never invited people back to his “jungle” home, a small apartment in the German city of Dortmund.

Police described it as a cross between a botanical garden and the butterfly breeding ground in the serial killer movie The Silence Of The Lambs.

One tarantula had built a nest the size of a swallow’s in a corner of the ceiling.

Voegel also had a boa constrictor and several poisonous frogs from South America.



Spider expert and animal cruelty officer Gabi Bayer said he kept creatures “that should never be allowed in a private home”.

She said: “He had spiders so aggressive they are the equivalent of a pit-bull in the animal world.”

The reptiles were allowed to roam free in the flat.

The heating elements on two tanks containing spiders and their termite snacks had exploded and dislodged the metal tops allowing them to escape.



Voegel is thought to have been dead for between seven and 14 days. A post-mortem will be carried out in the next few days. But authorities believe Bettina alone was responsible for Voegel’s death.
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http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2-2004092008,00.html
 
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But he was with one with nature maaaaan!
 

Absolutely

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I'm seriously wondering what you do with those kinds of pets, anyone have snakes and spiders?

Do you buy little snake treats and put the one end in your mouth and the snake playfully takes the other side with his dirty pitch-fork tongue?
Or do you get a few spiders out of their cage and they lay on your stomach as you watch tv?

What do you do with these things, it seems like just a bad idea and a waste of sorts.
 
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they are pets for odd children, spiders should be cared for by a sole of a shoe and snakes the end of a hoe, verily I say
 

martianvirus

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They are for people who need a pet, but won't admit to it. They will also tell people with dogs that they are gay.
 

Plunkies

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Wow a crazy German guy? Don't see those very often.
 

sued

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That is my wort nightmare come true. Spiders and other horrible animals running free in your apartment. Terrifying. Might make an interesting short film though.
 

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YOU MEAN THERE'S MOTHERFUCKING SPIDERS AND SNAKES IN MY MOTHERFUCKING APARTMENT!!??

Someone please post a picture of a horrific car crash, I deserve it...
 
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nah, that wasn't too bad...It could have been worse, you could have somehow worked in a reference to that Spider pig from the simpsons movie
 
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I used to go catch Black Widow Spiders to watch them while I was a teen. It was kind of dangerous I guess but I liked looking at them. I'd never take them back to my fucking home and let them loose though. What a dumb fucking German. He deserved to die that way.

Thinking about it now, I need to go out to the woods and track down some black widows so I can take macro photos of them to add to my library.
 

Papagolash

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Scorpions make good toupee's though.

 

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Best. Death. Ever.

(from an online article readers perspective)
 

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Ok how did Germany almost conquer the world with retarded freaks like this running around?
 

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I think I'm gonna hoark.:icon_eek:
 

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Faaaaaaaaantastic.
 

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Imagine how freaked out you'd be if you were one of his neighbors and saw this on the news...
 

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I hate the reference to Pitt-Bulls.


Other than that, it is point and laugh Friday.

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Ok how did Germany almost conquer the world with retarded freaks like this running around?
You just can't let them all focus on the same idea. It's like retard strength.
 

THE FEZ MAN

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our local crazy cat lady got eaten buy her cats. the neighbors found her about two weeks too late, they had to tear the house down it stunk so bad
 

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Ok how did Germany almost conquer the world with retarded freaks like this running around?
Hitler killed all the retards....it appears they have returned.
 

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I don't see the point in any pet that can't roam free in your house. I have a ferret and feel really bad that I have no time to let him out of his cage or play with him, he's out for maybe 10 mins a day to clean his cage. I love the little bastard but i just don't have the time. if anyone around NW Ohio wants him, come get it.