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Source: Andrea Gofton

This Woman Saved A Giant Spider From A Flood And Everyone Wants To Know Why

By Aimee Lutkin

A woman named Andrea Gofton has gone viral for aiding an unlikely creature in need. A poor spider, surrounded by flooding streets in Queensland, Australia. Gofton post a video of the arachnid clinging desperately to a branch, unsure of where to go that isn't rushing water. She held her hand out for a size comparison, and this spider is pretty darn big. Australia, you did it again!

In the comments of her video, Goften posted the spider being safely delivered to a patch of slightly less wet grass, free to make its own way through the world again:

Source: Andrea Gofton