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May

This Best in Show winner has 8 hairy legsThe British Tarantula Society’s annual exhibition drew more than 30,000 spiders and their keepers, and this year a Socotra Island blue baboon took the show’s top title.

This Best in Show winner has 8 hairy legs
The British Tarantula Society’s annual exhibition drew more than 30,000 spiders and their keepers, and this year a Socotra Island blue baboon took the show’s top title.

13

Sep

Bioinsecticides: Tarantula venom kills agricultural pestsScientists could develop a spray from the venom, or genetically engineer plants or microbes that produce the same toxins.

Bioinsecticides: Tarantula venom kills agricultural pests
Scientists could develop a spray from the venom, or genetically engineer plants or microbes that produce the same toxins.

03

Nov

Colorful tarantulas discovered in BrazilResearcher say all the new species are highly specific to the regions where they were found and are being threatened by human activities.

Colorful tarantulas discovered in Brazil
Researcher say all the new species are highly specific to the regions where they were found and are being threatened by human activities.