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NZ Prime Minister John Key responds to mouse-eating spider by posting a picture of Shelob

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One spider gets filmed eating a mouse, and the world goes to turmoil. People all over the world are jumping on the viral video, as if it’s something that doesn’t happen daily.

The latest and most prolific internet user to jump on the trend is New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, who threw his weight into the conversation by posting a picture of Shelob to his Facebook page.

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After footage emerged from Queensland showing a gigantic huntsman spider devouring a mouse, people all over the world are responding to this ‘Only in Australia’ classic.

You can watch the original video below, posted by Facebook user Jason Womal. Since posting the clip, it’s been viewed over 15 million times, earning old mate Womal his 15 minutes of fame and then some.

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October 25, 2016

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