Ohio man finds black widow spider in broccoli

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Jacob Vaughn was washing a head of broccoli in June when he noticed a spider crawl out from the top of the vegetable.

A man in Ohio was shocked to find a dangerous spider in his produce as he prepared a meal.

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Jacob Vaughn was washing a head of broccoli in June when he noticed a spider crawl out from the top of the vegetable.

Vaughn recorded video showing the spider's notorious hourglass-shaped mark on its abdomen. He said after realizing it was a black widow, he "put it all into two plastic bags and just left it alone on our table."

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Vaughn named the spider "Broccoli" and turned it over to an animal rescue called Another Chance Sanctuary. Two days later, the rescue said the spider had been re-homed.
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