Posts Tagged "Spiders"

Most amazing spiders

Posted on Aug 13, 2012 in Animals

There are around 100,000 species of spider and almost all of them have two parts to their body and 8 legs. Luckily for us, they are formidable predators and help keep the insect population in check.

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Largest spider in Middle East – Cerbalus aravensis

Posted on Apr 11, 2012 in Size

This recently discovered spider is the largest in the Middle East.

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Largest and scariest spider in the desert – Camel spider

Posted on Apr 11, 2012 in Size

This large desert ambusher is fast, scary and misunderstood.

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Largest spider in the UK – Raft spider

Posted on Apr 11, 2012 in Size

It may look puny compared to a tarantula but this rather beautiful spider is the largest arachnid found in the UK.

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Largest and rarest spider in the world – Hercules baboon spider

Posted on Apr 11, 2012 in Size

This large spider is extremely rare. In fact, only one has ever been discovered.

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