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2008-12-15 11:35:00

Researchers have reported the discovery of more than 1,000 new species in the Greater Mekong region over the past decade. The region, comprised of wetlands and rainforest along the Mekong River in Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam and China, has been a plentiful source of species never seen before, such as a bright pink spiny dragon millipede or a spider with a foot-long leg span. From 1997 until 2007, at least 1,068 new species have been identified in the Greater Mekong region,...


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2014-06-19 08:25:14

Sparassidae is a family that holds over one thousand species of huntsman spiders, also known as giant crab spiders and wood spiders, or as rain spiders or lizard-eating spiders in some areas of its range. These species are native to Australia but were also introduced to temperate areas throughout the world including China, Japan, and some areas of the United States, including Florida and Hawaii. They inhabit warmer areas and can often be seen entering human habitations and other shelters...

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2009-05-02 16:05:52

The Giant Huntsman Spider (Heteropoda maxima) is a species of arachnid that was first discovered in northern Laos in 2001. Since then, over a thousand new specimens have been found in the Greater Mekong Subregion. It is believed that this spider lives in or near cave openings because of its pale color, long legs, and special hairs found on the second foot of the male. A representative for the World Wide Fund for Nature noted that "Some of these species really have no business being recently...

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