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Barefoot Adelaide man mowing lawn feels spider on leg

  • Adelaide man Ben Fitzsimons was mowing his lawn on Wednesday 
  • He posted a photograph to Twitter showing a huntsman spider on his ankle
  • Social media users questioned why he was mowing the lawn without shoes on

Mowing the lawn can be a bad enough job.

But it was made even worse for Adelaide man Ben Fitzsimons when he felt something tickle his leg.

Mr Fitzsimons was mowing his lawn on Wednesday when he felt a spider crawl onto his foot.

Mr Fitzsimons was mowing his lawn on Wednesday when he felt a spider crawl onto his foot

He took to Twitter to post a picture of the terrifying huntsman on his ankle

He took to Twitter to post a picture of the terrifying huntsman on his ankle

He took to Twitter to post a picture of the small huntsman. 

‘Mowing the lawn and felt something tickle my leg… G’Day mate,’ he posted alongside the picture.

The post quickly attracted a number of comments. 

‘Please tell me you were mowing the lawn in some South American jungle,’ wrote on user.

But many were quick to condemn Mr Fitzsimons for moving the lawn barefoot.

‘I’m more worried that you are mowing in bare feet than that a spider is climbing up your leg,’ said one Twitter user. 

‘Mowing the lawn in bare feet. Spider was saving you from yourself,’ said another. 

But many were quick to condemn Mr Fitzsimons for mowing the lawn barefoot

But many were quick to condemn Mr Fitzsimons for mowing the lawn barefoot



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