Newly Discovered Sand Spider Threatened by Mining

January 11, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Photo by Yael Olek, courtesy of the University of Haifa While conducting research in the Sands of Samar in the southern Arava region of Israel, a team from the department of biology at the University of Haifa-Oranim discovered a new species of sand spider. The spider, which has a leg span larger than five inches, is thought to be the largest of its type native to the Middle East

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Newly Discovered Sand Spider Threatened by Mining

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