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15 August 2014updated 28 Jun 2021 4:44am

Watch: spider bombs BBC Scotland news

An apparently huge spider scuttled across the camera to catch its prey.

By media mole

It’s not often this mole has to insists its story has legs, but this time you can see for yourself. 

In an early-morning bulletin on BBC Scotland news, an apparently giant spider scuttled across the camera to snatch its unlucky prey, slightly distracting from presenter Graham Stewart’s broadcast.

Watch it here:

Apparently, this unusual cameo appearance was less terrifying than it seemed – it was only the camera lens magnifying the little creature that made it look so huge.

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