NORTH ANDOVER (CBS) – Containers of scorpions and spiders labeled “venomous” were found abandoned in a pet store bathroom Friday afternoon.
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The North Andover Petco says the containers aren’t theirs and they quickly called police.READ MORE: Massachusetts gas prices rise to new record high of $4.65 a gallon
Environmental Police showed up to the store on Waverly Street and found six containers which held a Brazilian scorpion, five Asian forest scorpions and four sand spiders.
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An exotic animal refuge is now taking care of the spiders and scorpions.