Softball-sized spider species discovered in Baja California caves

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 15:51 in Paleontology & Archaeology

In the hills of Baja California, Michael Wall and Jim Berrian found a creature that’s the stuff of nightmares for most people: a cave spider nearly the size of a tarantula. For the two San Diego Natural History Museum researchers, it was an exciting windfall — an unknown arachnid as wide across...

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