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A Few Pet Store Employees Let Something Very, Very Important Sneak By Them

OCTOBER 26, 2015  —  By Mike Cahill  
Mike Cahill

Mike Cahill

Mike is ViralNova's resident Editor of the Weird. If it makes you say "OMG! That's terrible!!!" then Mike probably wrote it. Despite the subject of his articles Mike is surprisingly well adjusted. When he's not writing, he's making music, performing, and producing podcasts.

Petco might not have the best reputation as a pet store chain, but they'll usually have what you need in a pinch. They do, however, experience the same issues that many other big-box stores face. Little mishaps often get lost in the shuffle when these companies focus solely on the big picture.

Since Petco carries a variety of pets, their stores tend to keep a few massive tarantulas on hand for animal enthusiasts with a taste for danger. Unfortunately, when employees start getting lazy, things like this happen...

Last week, Redditor Mongfight came across this scene at their local Petco. Notice anything odd?

Let's look a little more closely. See it yet?

That's a giant freaking tarantula.

(source: Reddit)

Mongfight says that they tried to tell staff members about the spider jailbreak, but they just shrugged it off. That probably wasn't the most appropriate response.