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Letter from Sir David Attenborough

Letter from Sir David Attenborough

In July 2011, I wrote a letter to Sir David Attenborough. I asked him if he had ever encountered the nationally scarce, Purse Web Spider – Atypus affinis. I included a few A4 prints of photographs of A. affinis, that I had taken at my local Cemetery, in Brighton. A few days later, I was, (and I […]
Play dough Spiders from Thailand

Play dough Spiders from Thailand

These fantastic creations, are the work of a class of six year old children, at Manor School in the village of At Samat, in the city of Roi-Et in Thailand. The children made their own Playdough, and then made spiders based upon images from the new NimBugs 2018 Calendar, sent to them by their English […]
Black Velvet Spiderlings

Black Velvet Spiderlings

For Sale @ £7.50 each + £9.00 P&P (Next day delivery by 1pm) UK only. - The Black Velvet Spider - Gandanameno sp (Eresidae) from Eastern and Southern Africa, are very easy to look after, and are one of my favourite spiders to keep.
2018 calendar

2018 calendar

Back again for another year. Nik’s now famous Spider Calendar (Calendar of exotic Arachnids). The 2017 calendars sold out. Don’t miss your chance of owning one, order now.
Green Huntsman Spider – Micrommata sp

Green Huntsman Spider – Micrommata sp

Micrommata sp Family : Sparassidae Genus : Micrommata Sparassids lie in wait and grab passing prey. Mating begins with the male gripping the female’s leg or abdomen in his chelicerae, it can last up to seven hours.
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