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Colorful Tarantulas Discovered in Brazil


Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 782 days ago - mnn.com
Researcher say all the new species are highly specific to the regions where they were found and are being threatened by human activities.



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John B. (122)
Monday November 5, 2012, 8:45 pm
Thanks Cal for the link to the Live Science article. It is so sad that these have just been discovered and facing extinction at the same time. read and noted.
 

BMutiny TCorporationsEvil (464)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 8:43 am
I echo what John said.
"It is so sad that these have just been discovered and [are] facing extinction at the same time."
 

Michelle Roesch (5)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 8:48 am
noted
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 9:30 am
noted
 

Yvonne White (233)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 11:34 am
OMG! I hate spiders - seriously, they scare me to death..the only species I would gladly exterminate! Okay, that's a lie..roachs & bedbugs & fleas & ticks too...so train spiders to eat those nasty insects & MAYBE I'd let them live - as long as they come no where near my home!
 

Darla Taylor (112)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 12:15 pm
Noted. Very interesting. How sad, that we humans are causing problems for them. Thanks so much, Cal.
 

Tammie Chambers (9)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 12:57 pm
ewww. but still cool.
 

michelle t. (41)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 1:02 pm
Interesting
 

Ana Fontan (16)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 1:55 pm
Noted. Thank you for this interesting article!
 

Christine Stewart (133)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 3:25 pm
Please hide, spider!
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 4:23 pm
Looks great , thanks !
 

Isabelle J. (87)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 4:49 pm
Thanks !
 

Danuta Watola (1217)
Wednesday November 7, 2012, 2:56 am
noted
 

Ruth S. (298)
Wednesday November 7, 2012, 6:51 am
Keep it on the down low or the ones that are left will disappear really soon!
 

Muriel Servaege (48)
Wednesday November 7, 2012, 12:38 pm
ted. They really deserve to be protected rather than threatened by human activities.
 

Dianne D. (463)
Friday November 9, 2012, 8:08 am
Very attractive. God does amazing work.
 

Melania Padilla (185)
Friday November 9, 2012, 1:17 pm
Saw it before, thanks for posting I love spiders!!
 
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