Mother-of-two Ms Layton went to open the bag for her eldest daughter Siri, six, but noticed there was something funny on the side of one of the bananas.
The full-time mother said: "My husband bought the bananas from Tesco, they had been in the house a whole day before I ripped the bag open. The first banana had a funny bit on it, so I got another one for her and that was when I found the massive spider cocoon. • Giant spiders in your home "I recognised it because I remembered seeing a news story about them, so when I saw the cocoon it rang a bell and I thought I should check it so I googled it.
Having now aligned himself with Australia Zoo rival Wildlife HQ – where he has a reptile barn named after him, and he was a guest of honour at their recent third birthday – friends believe Bindi is feeling nothing but betrayal.
‘Bindi throws everything she has into Australia Zoo – it is her way of staying connected to her dad and keeping his memory alive,’ a pal says.
Tellingly, Bindi’s social media accounts have diverged from the usual smattering of wildlife tidbits, updates on her conservation work and pictures of her family adventures, to include cryptic posts that hint at her inner turmoil.
On August 8, Bindi uploaded a photograph to Instagram showing a whiteboard, which carried the message: ‘When a toxic person can no longer control you, they will try to control how others see you.’ Pals believe this message was directed squarely at Bindi’s estranged grandad Bob, who recently revealed he ‘keep[s] up to date with what Bindi and Bob do on social media’.
Thank you for following our adventures on #Croc Trip2017 🐊🌿 ‘She crams as much into her schedule as possible and has a hard time turning work down.
That’s a real kick in the guts for not only Bindi, but Terri and Robert, too.’ And while Bindi would usually seek solace in the arms of her beau Chandler, 20, a barrage of negative comments and opinions on social media – suggesting the wakeboarder is simply using Bindi for her status – is starting to take its toll on the young couple’s relationship.
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