Nick Le Souef is living with dangerous spiders for three weeks for charity.
Forget bedbugs in New York, imagine dealing with deadly spiders - 400 of them everywhere.
Now, picture waking up each day surrounded by them for three weeks while living in the confines of a storefront window.
It may sound like something only a crazy person would do - but it's actually all a part of Nick Le Souef's plan to help a charity.
The Melbourne man, who by the way told reporters he doesn't "like spiders all that much," is being dubbed Australia's very own Spiderman for his attempt to break a record he set 30 years ago - and raise $50,000 for a children's charity.
"I'm not afraid of them, but it's just that I'm not overly keen on them," the 67-year-old told the Australian Broadcasting Company.
Le Souef originally planned to do the stunt with snakes but was not allowed.
According to Australian media reports, the number of creatures has dwindled a bit after some began to turn on each other - a sign things may get more difficult for him, some say.
Le Souef says the incident doesn't worry him and he isn't afraid of being surrounded by the dangerous blackhouse, redback and huntsmen spiders.
"Redbacks are very calm," he said. " Once they make their webs and their sort of little nests, they don't move around," he said.
Anyone associated with these nasty eight-legged freaks is not getting christmas card from me.
i hope he raises alot of money for his cause. but, with spiders! yikes!
How is this one of the top news stories?
that some crazy stuff
call me at 18153668937 and I lve with a lot of spider 500 to be exzact
some one call the police we have a freck here
I’m not so fond of the idea of sleeping with 100 Sydney funnel web spiders or the couple hundred brown recluse. But I sure could go for sleeping with a 100 black widows, a 100 white widows and about 50 cougars.
you can keep the black ones.
Here is another twisted sport....
There are no deadly venemous spiders north of the equator? You sure? Cuz I'm pretty sure I can hunt in my house in portland oregon and find a couple diff species black widows and brown reclouses being the best known. And apparently you have never been to florida or arizona or texas or new mexico or louisiana... Or pretty much any of the southern us states...
I think the story is strange.the story is just an ordinary story,it is a reality for some people
owl man is my enemy
isnt this about spiders.....?
what if one of the spiders crawled in his but while he was sleeping and ate his insides
YAHWEHLIVES, everybodylives,me,you,it. EVERYTHING, now go some where and live!
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