Wednesday 6 July 2022 05:21 PM Pringles wants to change Kidney Garden Spider name because it looks like the ... trends now

Wednesday 6 July 2022 05:21 PM Pringles wants to change Kidney Garden Spider name because it looks like the ... trends now
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The kidney garden spider features a white body with black accents that form a the pattern of a face with a mustache, and according to Pringles, the design is a spitting image of its mascot.

The American chip company is petitioning to have the spider’s common name changed to the Pringles Spider, not its official name that was established in 1886.

Pringles launched a petition to International Society of Arachnology and nine other similar groups on Change.org with the hopes of making its claim on the spider – and it has received more than 800 signatures as of Wednesday morning.

Mauricio Jenkins, US marketing lead for Pringles, said in a statement: ‘In 1968 the world was introduced to the iconic Pringles can and logo, but little did we know there was a creature amongst us who was unknowingly spreading the Pringles love.’

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The kidney garden spider features a white body with black accents that form a the pattern of a face with a mustache, and according to Pringles, the design is a spitting image of its mascot

The kidney garden spider features a white body with black accents that form a the pattern of a face with a mustache, and according to Pringles, the design is a spitting image of its mascot

The Kidney Garden spider is native to South-East Asia and are very small – females are only about one quarter of an inch long and males are roughly half that size.

They are common in gardens and low vegetation and typically build their webs in bushes.

They have a globular-shaped abdomen that is covered in fine hair and although white and black pattern on the surface varies, most appear to show a face with a mustache.

‘If you're thinking ‘OMG that spider looks exactly like the Pringles® logo’... We couldn’t agree more. It’s green, has 8 legs and a Pringles logo on its back,’ reads Pringles petition. ‘Which is why Pringles is on a mission to get this spider officially

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