Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Of Venom and Silk

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Spider biologist Norman Platnick, from the American Museum of Natural History, has traveled the world cataloguing some of these creatures, many for the first time ever. World renowned for his work, he hopes to find as many as species as possible before some disappear.


  1. #1 Mrs Marty Mathieson
    July 2, 2010

    Hello. Our roof leaks so large Millipedes have taken up residence. In turn, larger black and “furry” black spiders have moved in. If we see a Millipede we trap it and take it downstairs where the spiders are. What fun!

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