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Reaseheath Zoo helps conserve one of the world’s rarest spiders

Reaseheath Zoo helps conserve one of the world’s rarest spiders

Reaseheath College’s zoo in Nantwich is helping to conserve one of the world’s rarest spiders.

Thirty tiny Desertas wolf spiderlings are being reared in the college’s terrestrial invertebrate room in Nantwich.

Reaseheath Zoo wins gold award for rare spiders project

Reaseheath Zoo wins gold award for rare spiders project

Reaseheath Zoo keepers in Nantwich have received a gold award for giving rare spiders a helping hand.

Keepers at Reaseheath College’s facility have been recognised for their success in rearing tiny offspring of one of UK’s most spectacular spiders, the endangered fen raft spider.

Reaseheath College keepers in national rare spider project

Reaseheath College keepers in national rare spider project

Keepers at Reaseheath College’s zoo in Nantwich are fostering minute offspring of one of UK’s rarest and most spectacular spiders. Four hundred fen raft spiderlings are being hand reared at the college for three months until they reach a suitable size for release.

August 23, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, Schools & Colleges