Footage of 'false widow' spider eating a mealworm

A number of videos on YouTube appear to show the 'false widow' spider in action.


False widow spider 'eats leg'

A man from east London has reportedly been attacked by a venomous spider, known as a 'false widow'. Ricki Whitmore claims the spider bit him causing his leg to swell. He ended up in hospital on an antibiotic drip.