Rare Spider Species Found In Highgate Cemetery Vaults In North London

Posted by admin on Jan 22, 2013

As if Highgate cemetery in north London with its gravestones and lonely walkways were not scary enough, now a rare species of giant spider has been discovered lurking in its lightless vaults.

Staff at London Wildlife Trust came across a population of the Meta bourneti, or orb weaver spiders, when working on a bat survey in December.

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