Friday, 25 December 2015

New Species of Spider

Tattoo artist Mark Pennell and his friend Dean Hewlett spent £30,000 scouring the world’s jungles looking for a new species of spider. He was in Borneo, when a tree-dwelling tarantula dropped right in-front of him.Experts took until this year to confirm the spider as the first newly-recorded species of tarantula since 1895.They named the species Phormingochilus pennellhewletti, combining Mark and Dean's surnames.

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