“Camera phone saves man from deadly spider”

Brazillian Wandering SpiderA man bitten by the world’s deadliest spider took a photo of it with his camera phone, which enabled the doctors to locate the correct anti-venom, thus saving his life. I don’t think I’d remember to do the same after I’d just been savaged by the local wildlife, but it’s a good idea.Then again, if stupid bastards go and release the spider in the hospital garden afterwards, we need to remember these tricks.

2005.05.03